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Verse (5:97), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (5:97) is a feminine proper noun and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The proper noun's triliteral root is kāf ʿayn bā (ك ع ب).

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

the Kabah,
PN – accusative feminine proper noun → Kaaba اسم علم منصوب

Verse (5:97)

The analysis above refers to the 97th verse of chapter 5 (sūrat l-māidah):

Sahih International: Allah has made the Ka‘bah, the Sacred House, standing for the people and [has sanctified] the sacred months and the sacrificial animals and the garlands [by which they are identified]. That is so you may know that Allah knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth and that Allah is Knowing of all things.

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2 messages

Mazhar A. Nurani

14th December, 2011

The following noun which is masculine is shown as "Badl" equivalent apposition in the Tree Bank. Therefore, how this could be tagged as "feminine"?

Abdul Rahman

27th February, 2012

The feminine gender of this word is due to its form (ending in ta marbuta). Its gender is not changed by a following noun in apposition.

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