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Verse (53:9), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (53:9) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and verb. The prefixed conjunction fa is usually translated as "and". The perfect verb (فعل ماض) is third person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is kāf wāw nūn (ك و ن). The verb (كان) belongs to a special group of words known as kāna and her sisters (كان واخواتها).

Chapter (53) sūrat l-najm (The Star)

And was
CONJ – prefixed conjunction fa (and)
V – 3rd person masculine singular perfect verb
الفاء عاطفة
فعل ماض

Verse (53:9)

The analysis above refers to the ninth verse of chapter 53 (sūrat l-najm):

Sahih International: And was at a distance of two bow lengths or nearer.

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