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Verse (38:72), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (38:72) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A conjunction, verb and subject pronoun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The perfect verb (فعل ماض) is first person singular. The verb's triliteral root is nūn fā khā (ن ف خ). The suffix (التاء) is an attached subject pronoun.

Chapter (38) sūrat ṣād

and breathed
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
V – 1st person singular perfect verb
PRON – subject pronoun
الواو عاطفة
فعل ماض والتاء ضمير متصل في محل رفع فاعل

Verse (38:72)

The analysis above refers to the 72nd verse of chapter 38 (sūrat ṣād):

Sahih International: So when I have proportioned him and breathed into him of My [created] soul, then fall down to him in prostration."

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