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Verse (47:27), Word 7 - Quranic Grammar


The seventh word of verse (47:27) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A conjunction, noun and possessive pronoun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The noun is masculine plural and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The noun's triliteral root is dāl bā rā (د ب ر). The attached possessive pronoun is third person masculine plural.

Chapter (47) sūrat muḥammad

and their backs?
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – accusative masculine plural noun
PRON – 3rd person masculine plural possessive pronoun
الواو عاطفة
اسم منصوب و«هم» ضمير متصل في محل جر بالاضافة

Verse (47:27)

The analysis above refers to the 27th verse of chapter 47 (sūrat muḥammad):

Sahih International: Then how [will it be] when the angels take them in death, striking their faces and their backs?

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