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Verse (3:55), Word 4 - Quranic Grammar


The fourth word of verse (3:55) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A vocative particle and proper noun. The proper noun is in the nominative case (مرفوع).

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

"O Isa!
VOC – prefixed vocative particle ya
PN – nominative proper noun → Jesus
أداة نداء
اسم علم مرفوع

Verse (3:55)

The analysis above refers to the 55th verse of chapter 3 (sūrat āl ʿim'rān):

Sahih International: [Mention] when Allah said, "O Jesus, indeed I will take you and raise you to Myself and purify you from those who disbelieve and make those who follow you [in submission to Allah alone] superior to those who disbelieve until the Day of Resurrection. Then to Me is your return, and I will judge between you concerning that in which you used to differ.

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Abdul Rahman

28th February, 2015

يا: أداة النداء عيسى: منادى مفرد علم مبني على الضم المقدر على الألف للتعذر في محل النصب

Incorrect analysis here, it should be:

PN – accusative proper noun → Jesus

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