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Verse (44:46), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (44:46) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition ka is usually translated as "like" or "as". The noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is ghayn lām yā (غ ل ي). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (44) sūrat l-dukhān (The Smoke)

Like boiling
P – prefixed preposition ka
N – genitive masculine noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (44:46)

The analysis above refers to the 46th verse of chapter 44 (sūrat l-dukhān):

Sahih International: Like the boiling of scalding water.

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