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Verse (68:19), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (68:19) is an indefinite masculine active participle and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The active participle's triliteral root is ṭā wāw fā (ط و ف).

Chapter (68) sūrat l-qalam (The Pen)

a visitation
N – nominative masculine indefinite active participle اسم مرفوع

Verse (68:19)

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

Sahih International: So there came upon the garden an affliction from your Lord while they were asleep.

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12th December, 2012

As salamu 3alaykum

It seems we have tow possibilities for the root of this word. Lane's lexicon gave us طيف as a phantom, going in the sens of the verse. So why choose طوف which is another meaning, to turn around ?

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