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Verse (87:9), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (87:9) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A resumption particle and verb. The connective particle fa is usually translated as "then" or "so" and is used to indicate a sequence of events. The form II imperative verb (فعل أمر) is second person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is dhāl kāf rā (ذ ك ر).

Chapter (87) sūrat l-aʿlā (The Most High)

So remind,
REM – prefixed resumption particle
V – 2nd person masculine singular (form II) imperative verb
الفاء استئنافية
فعل أمر

Verse (87:9)

The analysis above refers to the ninth verse of chapter 87 (sūrat l-aʿlā):

Sahih International: So remind, if the reminder should benefit;

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