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Verse (37:83), Word 4 - Quranic Grammar


The fourth word of verse (37:83) is divided into 2 morphological segments. An emphatic prefix and proper noun. The prefixed particle lām is usually translated as "surely" or "indeed" and is used to add emphasis. The proper noun is masculine and is in the accusative case (منصوب).

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

(was) surely Ibrahim,
EMPH – emphatic prefix lām
PN – accusative masculine proper noun → Ibrahim
اللام لام التوكيد
اسم علم منصوب

Verse (37:83)

The analysis above refers to the 83rd verse of chapter 37 (sūrat l-ṣāfāt):

Sahih International: And indeed, among his kind was Abraham,

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