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Verse (56:47), Word 7 - Quranic Grammar


The seventh word of verse (56:47) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and noun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The indefinite noun is masculine plural and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The noun's triliteral root is ʿayn ẓā mīm (ع ظ م).

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

and bones,
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – accusative masculine plural indefinite noun → Bone
الواو عاطفة
اسم منصوب

Verse (56:47)

The analysis above refers to the 47th verse of chapter 56 (sūrat l-wāqiʿah):

Sahih International: And they used to say, "When we die and become dust and bones, are we indeed to be resurrected?

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