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Verse (86:14), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (86:14) 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 and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is hā zāy lām (ه ز ل). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (86) sūrat l-ṭāriq (The Night-Comer)

(is) for amusement.
P – prefixed preposition bi
N – genitive masculine noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (86:14)

The analysis above refers to the fourteenth verse of chapter 86 (sūrat l-ṭāriq):

Sahih International: And it is not amusement.

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