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Verse (79:3), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (79:3) is an indefinite masculine noun and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The noun's triliteral root is sīn bā ḥā (س ب ح).

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

N – accusative masculine indefinite noun اسم منصوب

Verse (79:3)

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

Sahih International: And [by] those who glide [as if] swimming

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Mazhar A. Nurani

17th September, 2012

Verbal Noun

Mazhar A. Nurani

17th September, 2012

Perhaps "glide" and "swimming" do not match; first denotes effortless movement while the other involves effort and a determined direction.

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