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Verse (68:12), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (68:12) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The noun is masculine singular and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is khā yā rā (خ ي ر). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (68) sūrat l-qalam (The Pen)

of (the) good,
P – prefixed preposition lām
N – genitive masculine singular noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (68:12)

The analysis above refers to the twelfth verse of chapter 68 (sūrat l-qalam):

Sahih International: A preventer of good, transgressing and sinful,

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