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Verse (92:8), Word 4 - Quranic Grammar


The fourth word of verse (92:8) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and verb. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The form X perfect verb (فعل ماض) is third person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is ghayn nūn yā (غ ن ي).

Chapter (92) sūrat l-layl (The Night)

and considers himself free from need,
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
V – 3rd person masculine singular (form X) perfect verb
الواو عاطفة
فعل ماض

Verse (92:8)

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

Sahih International: But as for he who withholds and considers himself free of need

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