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Verse (56:22), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (56:22) is an indefinite plural adjective and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The adjective's triliteral root is ʿayn yā nūn (ع ي ن).

Chapter (56) sūrat l-wāqiʿah (The Event)

(with) large eyes,
ADJ – nominative plural indefinite adjective صفة مرفوعة

Verse (56:22)

The analysis above refers to the 22nd verse of chapter 56 (sūrat l-wāqiʿah):

Sahih International: And [for them are] fair women with large, [beautiful] eyes,

See Also

2 messages

Asim Iqbal 2nd

3rd June, 2011

'een is plural of a'naa. , grammatical weight of a'naa. is fa'laa.


Lane's Lexicon Volume 5 Page 2218 column 2.

Asim Iqbal 2nd

3rd June, 2011

'aynaa. is the proper transliteration for it, not a'naa.

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