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Verse (54:36), Word 4 - Quranic Grammar


The fourth word of verse (54:36) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A resumption particle, verb and subject pronoun. The connective particle fa is usually translated as "then" or "so" and is used to indicate a sequence of events. The perfect verb (فعل ماض) is third person masculine plural. The verb's triliteral root is mīm rā yā (م ر ي). The suffix (الواو) is an attached subject pronoun.

Chapter (54) sūrat l-qamar (The Moon)

but they disputed
REM – prefixed resumption particle
V – 3rd person masculine plural perfect verb
PRON – subject pronoun
الفاء استئنافية
فعل ماض والواو ضمير متصل في محل رفع فاعل

Verse (54:36)

The analysis above refers to the 36th verse of chapter 54 (sūrat l-qamar):

Sahih International: And he had already warned them of Our assault, but they disputed the warning.

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2 messages


6th June, 2013

Form VI

Maqbool Ahmad

24th September, 2013

- The (54:36:4) should belong to verb VI

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