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Verse (55:6), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (55:6) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and noun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The noun is masculine and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The noun's triliteral root is nūn jīm mīm (ن ج م).

Chapter (55) sūrat l-raḥmān (The Most Gracious)

And the stars
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – nominative masculine noun → Star
الواو عاطفة
اسم مرفوع

Verse (55:6)

The analysis above refers to the sixth verse of chapter 55 (sūrat l-raḥmān):

Sahih International: And the stars and trees prostrate.

See Also

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Abdul Rahman

14th June, 2013

Translation: The herbs [plants without trunks]-- Refer to the translations by Yusuf Ali,

Shakir, Ghulam Sarwar and Mohsin Khan. Also please refer to Muhammad Abdel Haleem, Understanding the Qur'an: Themes and Style. London, I.B. Tauris (2011), p 167.

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