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Verse (68:36), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (68:36) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and personal pronoun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The personal pronoun is second person masculine plural. Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (68) sūrat l-qalam (The Pen)

(is) for you?
P – prefixed preposition lām
PRON – 2nd person masculine plural personal pronoun
جار ومجرور

Verse (68:36)

The analysis above refers to the 36th verse of chapter 68 (sūrat l-qalam):

Sahih International: What is [the matter] with you? How do you judge?

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