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Verse (51:1), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (51:1) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and active participle. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The active participle is feminine plural and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The active participle's triliteral root is dhāl rā wāw (ذ ر و).

Chapter (51) sūrat l-dhāriyāt (The Wind that Scatter)

By those scattering,
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – genitive feminine plural active participle
الواو عاطفة
اسم مجرور

Verse (51:1)

The analysis above refers to the first verse of chapter 51 (sūrat l-dhāriyāt):

Sahih International: By those [winds] scattering [dust] dispersing

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