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Verse (8:16), Word 9 - Quranic Grammar


The ninth word of verse (8:16) is an indefinite form V masculine active participle and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The active participle's triliteral root is ḥā wāw zāy (ح و ز).

Chapter (8) sūrat l-anfāl (The Spoils of War)

(to) join
N – accusative masculine indefinite (form V) active participle اسم منصوب

Verse (8:16)

The analysis above refers to the sixteenth verse of chapter 8 (sūrat l-anfāl):

Sahih International: And whoever turns his back to them on such a day, unless swerving [as a strategy] for war or joining [another] company, has certainly returned with anger [upon him] from Allah , and his refuge is Hell - and wretched is the destination.

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