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Verse (95:1), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (95:1) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition wa is usually translated as "by" and is used to form an oath. The noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is tā yā nūn (ت ي ن). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (95) sūrat l-tīn (The Fig)

By the fig,
P – prefixed preposition wa (oath)
N – genitive masculine noun → Fig
جار ومجرور

Verse (95:1)

The analysis above refers to the first verse of chapter 95 (sūrat l-tīn):

Sahih International: By the fig and the olive

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