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Verse (81:15), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (81:15) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition bi is usually translated as "with" or "by". The noun is masculine plural and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is khā nūn sīn (خ ن س). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (81) sūrat l-takwīr (The Overthrowing)

by the retreating planets,
P – prefixed preposition bi
N – genitive masculine plural noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (81:15)

The analysis above refers to the fifteenth verse of chapter 81 (sūrat l-takwīr):

Sahih International: So I swear by the retreating stars -

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