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Verse (7:19), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (7:19) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A conjunction, vocative particle and proper noun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The proper noun is masculine and is in the nominative case (مرفوع).

Chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights)

And O Adam!
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
VOC – prefixed vocative particle ya
PN – nominative masculine proper noun → Adam
الواو عاطفة
أداة نداء
اسم علم مرفوع

Verse (7:19)

The analysis above refers to the nineteenth verse of chapter 7 (sūrat l-aʿrāf):

Sahih International: And "O Adam, dwell, you and your wife, in Paradise and eat from wherever you will but do not approach this tree, lest you be among the wrongdoers."

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