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Verse (43:52), Word 10 - Quranic Grammar


The tenth word of verse (43:52) is an imperfect verb (فعل مضارع). The verb is third person masculine singular and is in the indicative mood (مرفوع). The verb's triliteral root is kāf wāw dāl (ك و د). The verb (يكاد) belongs to a special group of words known as kāda and her sisters (كاد واخواتها).

Chapter (43) sūrat l-zukh'ruf (The Gold Adornment)

and hardly
V – 3rd person masculine singular imperfect verb فعل مضارع

Verse (43:52)

The analysis above refers to the 52nd verse of chapter 43 (sūrat l-zukh'ruf):

Sahih International: Or am I [not] better than this one who is insignificant and hardly makes himself clear?

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