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Verse (42:32), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (42:32) is a feminine plural active participle and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The active participle's triliteral root is jīm rā yā (ج ر ي).

Chapter (42) sūrat l-shūrā (Consultation)

(are) the ships
ADJ – genitive feminine plural active participle → Ship صفة مجرورة

Verse (42:32)

The analysis above refers to the 32nd verse of chapter 42 (sūrat l-shūrā):

Sahih International: And of His signs are the ships in the sea, like mountains.

See Also

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Mazhar A. Nurani

6th November, 2011

Nominative; delayed subject of nominal sentence.


6th November, 2011

Should also be tagged as a noun, not as an adjective.

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