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Verse (92:16), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (92:16) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and verb. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The form V perfect verb (فعل ماض) is third person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is wāw lām yā (و ل ي).

Chapter (92) sūrat l-layl (The Night)

and turned away.
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
V – 3rd person masculine singular (form V) perfect verb
الواو عاطفة
فعل ماض

Verse (92:16)

The analysis above refers to the sixteenth verse of chapter 92 (sūrat l-layl):

Sahih International: Who had denied and turned away.

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