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Verse (79:22), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (79:22) is a perfect verb (فعل ماض). The verb is third person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is sīn ʿayn yā (س ع ي).

Chapter (79) sūrat l-nāziʿāt (Those who Pull Out)

V – 3rd person masculine singular perfect verb فعل ماض

Verse (79:22)

The analysis above refers to the 22nd verse of chapter 79 (sūrat l-nāziʿāt):

Sahih International: Then he turned his back, striving.

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2 messages

Maqbool Ahmad

21st November, 2015

(79:22:3) يَسْعَىٰ. Should this not be marked فعل مضارع instead of فعل ماض ?

Abdul Rahman

23rd November, 2015

Yes, it should be marked فعل مضارع.

V – 3rd person masculine singular imperfect verb, indicative mood.

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