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Verse (5:26), Word 10 - Quranic Grammar


The tenth word of verse (5:26) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A supplemental particle and negative particle. The supplemental particle fa is usually translated as "then" or "so".

Chapter (5) sūrat l-māidah (The Table spread with Food)

So (do) not
SUP – prefixed supplemental particle
NEG – negative particle
الفاء زائدة
حرف نفي

Verse (5:26)

The analysis above refers to the 26th verse of chapter 5 (sūrat l-māidah):

Sahih International: [Allah] said, "Then indeed, it is forbidden to them for forty years [in which] they will wander throughout the land. So do not grieve over the defiantly disobedient people."

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Mazhar A. Nurani

22nd April, 2012

La: Prohibitive Particle

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