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Verse (80:38), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (80:38) is an indefinite form IV feminine active participle and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The active participle's triliteral root is sīn fā rā (س ف ر).

Chapter (80) sūrat ʿabasa (He frowned)

(will be) bright,
N – nominative feminine indefinite (form IV) active participle اسم مرفوع

Verse (80:38)

The analysis above refers to the 38th verse of chapter 80 (sūrat ʿabasa):

Sahih International: [Some] faces, that Day, will be bright -

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3 messages

Femmy Syahrani

2nd May, 2012

Why does this word has a mim in front of it if it is active? (still learning about various forms, still confused sometimes)

Abdul Rahman

5th May, 2012

All participles, whether active or passive, of verbs Form II and above, have mim in front of them.

Femmy Syahrani

5th May, 2012

I see. I'll look for this in my books again. Thank you!

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