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Verse (88:6), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (88:6) is a perfect verb (فعل ماض). The verb is third person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is lām yā sīn (ل ي س). The verb (ليس) belongs to a special group of words known as kāna and her sisters (كان واخواتها).

Chapter (88) sūrat l-ghāshiyah (The Overwhelming)

Not is
V – 3rd person masculine singular perfect verb فعل ماض من اخوات «كان»

Verse (88:6)

The analysis above refers to the sixth verse of chapter 88 (sūrat l-ghāshiyah):

Sahih International: For them there will be no food except from a poisonous, thorny plant

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