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Verse (37:178), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (37:178) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A resumption particle and verb. The connective particle wa is usually translated as "then" or "so" and is used to indicate a sequence of events. The form V imperative verb (فعل أمر) is second person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is wāw lām yā (و ل ي).

Chapter (37) sūrat l-ṣāfāt (Those Ranges in Ranks)

So turn away
REM – prefixed resumption particle
V – 2nd person masculine singular (form V) imperative verb
الواو استئنافية
فعل أمر

Verse (37:178)

The analysis above refers to the 178th verse of chapter 37 (sūrat l-ṣāfāt):

Sahih International: And leave them for a time.

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