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Verse (55:8), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (55:8) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A verb and subject pronoun. The imperfect verb (فعل مضارع) is second person masculine plural and is in the jussive mood (مجزوم). The verb's triliteral root is ṭā ghayn yā (ط غ ي). The suffix (الواو) is an attached subject pronoun.

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

you may transgress
V – 2nd person masculine plural imperfect verb, jussive mood
PRON – subject pronoun
فعل مضارع مجزوم والواو ضمير متصل في محل رفع فاعل

Verse (55:8)

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

Sahih International: That you not transgress within the balance.

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