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Verse (42:6), Word 12 - Quranic Grammar


The twelfth word of verse (42:6) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition bi is usually translated as "with" or "by". The indefinite noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is wāw kāf lām (و ك ل). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (42) sūrat l-shūrā (Consultation)

a manager.
P – prefixed preposition bi
N – genitive masculine indefinite noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (42:6)

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

Sahih International: And those who take as allies other than Him - Allah is [yet] Guardian over them; and you, [O Muhammad], are not over them a manager.

See Also

2 messages

Maqbool Ahmad

26th June, 2017

Lot of times in Lane's Lexicon documents if says "see supplements".

Could you please guide me where are the supplements?

Abdul Rahman

3rd July, 2017

Go to this website. http://www.tyndalearchive.com/tabs/lane/

The supplements are for the letter Qaf onwards.

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