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Verse (77:16), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (77:16) is a form IV imperfect verb (فعل مضارع). The verb is first person plural and is in the jussive mood (مجزوم). The verb's triliteral root is hā lām kāf (ه ل ك).

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

We destroy
V – 1st person plural (form IV) imperfect verb, jussive mood فعل مضارع مجزوم

Verse (77:16)

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

Sahih International: Did We not destroy the former peoples?

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