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Verse (72:5), Word 7 - Quranic Grammar


The seventh word of verse (72:5) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and noun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The noun is masculine and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The noun's triliteral root is jīm nūn nūn (ج ن ن).

Chapter (72) sūrat l-jin (The Jinn)

and the jinn,
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – nominative masculine noun → Jinn
الواو عاطفة
اسم مرفوع

Verse (72:5)

The analysis above refers to the fifth verse of chapter 72 (sūrat l-jin):

Sahih International: And we had thought that mankind and the jinn would never speak about Allah a lie.

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