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Verse (9:61), Word 10 - Quranic Grammar


The tenth word of verse (9:61) is an indefinite masculine singular adjective and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The adjective's triliteral root is khā yā rā (خ ي ر).

Chapter (9) sūrat l-tawbah (The Repentance)

(of) goodness
ADJ – genitive masculine singular indefinite adjective صفة مجرورة

Verse (9:61)

The analysis above refers to the 61st verse of chapter 9 (sūrat l-tawbah):

Sahih International: And among them are those who abuse the Prophet and say, "He is an ear." Say, "[It is] an ear of goodness for you that believes in Allah and believes the believers and [is] a mercy to those who believe among you." And those who abuse the Messenger of Allah - for them is a painful punishment.

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Maqbool Ahmad

28th August, 2017

Who's صفة . Should خَيْرٍ not be مضاف اليه ?

Mazhar A. Nurani

29th August, 2017

Yes it is second noun of possessive phrase. Visible recognition sign of adjectival phrase is that both nouns match in case ending. Recognition sign of second noun of possessive phrase is the genitive sign.

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