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Verse (3:144), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (3:144) is a proper noun in the nominative case (مرفوع).

Chapter (3) sūrat āl ʿim'rān (The Family of Imrān)

(is) Muhammad -
PN – nominative proper noun → Muhammad اسم علم مرفوع

Verse (3:144)

The analysis above refers to the 144th verse of chapter 3 (sūrat āl ʿim'rān):

Sahih International: Muhammad is not but a messenger. [Other] messengers have passed on before him. So if he was to die or be killed, would you turn back on your heels [to unbelief]? And he who turns back on his heels will never harm Allah at all; but Allah will reward the grateful.

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2 messages

Asim Iqbal 2nd

23rd June, 2011

Proper Noun on the weight of Form II Passive Participle

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

From Lane's Lexicon, V2, P640

Qualities of the name: A man (peace be upon him) praised much, repeatedly, or time after time, frequently, endowed with many praiseworthy qualities.

Asim Iqbal 2nd

23rd June, 2011

Total 4 entries with same lemma need additional information.

I suggest this is done for all proper nouns.

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