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Verse (39:66), Word 4 - Quranic Grammar


The fourth word of verse (39:66) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and verb. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The imperative verb (فعل أمر) is second person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is kāf wāw nūn (ك و ن). The verb (كن) belongs to a special group of words known as kāna and her sisters (كان واخواتها).

Chapter (39) sūrat l-zumar (The Groups)

and be
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
V – 2nd person masculine singular imperative verb
الواو عاطفة
فعل أمر

Verse (39:66)

The analysis above refers to the 66th verse of chapter 39 (sūrat l-zumar):

Sahih International: Rather, worship [only] Allah and be among the grateful.

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