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Verse (77:12), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (77:12) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The noun is in the genitive case (مجرور). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (77) sūrat l-mur'salāt (Those sent forth)

For what
P – prefixed preposition lām
N – genitive noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (77:12)

The analysis above refers to the twelfth verse of chapter 77 (sūrat l-mur'salāt):

Sahih International: For what Day was it postponed?

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