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Verse (8:43), Word 8 - Quranic Grammar


The eighth word of verse (8:43) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A verb and object pronoun. The perfect verb (فعل ماض) is third person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is rā hamza yā (ر أ ي). The attached object pronoun is third person masculine plural.

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

He had shown them to you
V – 3rd person masculine singular perfect verb
PRON – 3rd person masculine plural object pronoun
فعل ماض و«هم» ضمير متصل في محل نصب مفعول به

Verse (8:43)

The analysis above refers to the 43rd verse of chapter 8 (sūrat l-anfāl):

Sahih International: [Remember, O Muhammad], when Allah showed them to you in your dream as few; and if He had shown them to you as many, you [believers] would have lost courage and would have disputed in the matter [of whether to fight], but Allah saved [you from that]. Indeed, He is Knowing of that within the breasts.

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Mazhar A. Nurani

17th August, 2011

Needs changes both in description and coloring. Verb: Perfect; Third Person; Singular; Masculine; [Form-IV]; Subject pronoun hidden; doubly transitive; كَ- First Object Pronoun: Second person; singular; masculine, accusative state + هُمْ Suffixed Second object pronoun: Third person; masculine; plural, in accusative state; مصدر اِرَاءَةٌ Verbal Noun

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