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Verse (54:29), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (54:29) 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 ʿayn ṭā wāw (ع ط و).

Chapter (54) sūrat l-qamar (The Moon)

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

Verse (54:29)

The analysis above refers to the 29th verse of chapter 54 (sūrat l-qamar):

Sahih International: But they called their companion, and he dared and hamstrung [her].

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5 messages

Ryan Brizendine

11th October, 2012

this is form VI, not I


26th August, 2013

Salam. Would anyone else like to verify this verb form as VI?

Mazhar A. Nurani

27th August, 2013

Salam, yes VI intransitive; verbal noun: تَعَاطِىٌّ

Signifies to stretch hands towards something to grab.

Maqbool Ahmad

24th September, 2013

- The (54:29:3) should belong to verb VI

Maqbool Ahmad

26th September, 2013

- The (54:29:3) serb should show IV

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