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Verse (91:8), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (91:8) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A conjunction, noun and possessive pronoun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The noun is masculine and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The noun's triliteral root is wāw qāf yā (و ق ي). The attached possessive pronoun is third person feminine singular.

Chapter (91) sūrat l-shams (The Sun)

and its righteousness
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – accusative masculine noun
PRON – 3rd person feminine singular possessive pronoun
الواو عاطفة
اسم منصوب و«ها» ضمير متصل في محل جر بالاضافة

Verse (91:8)

The analysis above refers to the eighth verse of chapter 91 (sūrat l-shams):

Sahih International: And inspired it [with discernment of] its wickedness and its righteousness,

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28th July, 2009

I think that it is feminine noun

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