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Verse (90:9), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (90:9) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and noun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The indefinite noun is masculine and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The noun's triliteral root is lām sīn nūn (ل س ن).

Chapter (90) sūrat l-balad (The City)

And a tongue,
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – accusative masculine indefinite noun → Tongue
الواو عاطفة
اسم منصوب

Verse (90:9)

The analysis above refers to the ninth verse of chapter 90 (sūrat l-balad):

Sahih International: And a tongue and two lips?

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