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Verse (56:23), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (56:23) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition ka is usually translated as "like" or "as". The noun is masculine plural and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is mīm thā lām (م ث ل). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

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

P – prefixed preposition ka
N – genitive masculine plural noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (56:23)

The analysis above refers to the 23rd verse of chapter 56 (sūrat l-wāqiʿah):

Sahih International: The likenesses of pearls well-protected,

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