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Verse (81:23), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (81:23) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A resumption particle, emphatic prefix and particle of certainty. The connective particle wa is usually translated as "then" or "so" and is used to indicate a sequence of events. The prefixed particle lām is usually translated as "surely" or "indeed" and is used to add emphasis.

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

And certainly
REM – prefixed resumption particle
EMPH – emphatic prefix lām
CERT – particle of certainty
الواو استئنافية
اللام لام التوكيد
حرف تحقيق

Verse (81:23)

The analysis above refers to the 23rd verse of chapter 81 (sūrat l-takwīr):

Sahih International: And he has already seen Gabriel in the clear horizon.

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