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Verse (96:12), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (96:12) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition bi is usually translated as "with" or "by". The noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is wāw qāf yā (و ق ي). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (96) sūrat l-ʿalaq (The Clot)

[of the] righteousness?
P – prefixed preposition bi
N – genitive masculine noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (96:12)

The analysis above refers to the twelfth verse of chapter 96 (sūrat l-ʿalaq):

Sahih International: Or enjoins righteousness?

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10th August, 2009

Feminine noun

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