The second case (in which the present verb is indeclinable) occurs when it is attached (directly) to Noon of confirmation (نُونُ التَّوْكِيدِ). The Noon of confirmation is different from Noon of feminine plural (نُونُ النِّسْوَةِ) in two important aspects:
The Noon of feminine plural is sign with Fatħa, while the Noon of confirmation is signed with Shaddah and Fatħah. Consider the following examples:
The second difference between Noon of feminine plural and the Noon of confirmation is the meaning; the first is a pronoun referring to (they, feminine plural), while the second gives the sentence a meaning of certainty or confirmation. Consider the following examples:
Verb with Noon of feminine plural
Verb with Noon of confirmation
The female students don’t think that the teacher is absent
In this structure, it is not obligatory to put Laam of confirmationلامُ التَّوْكِيد in the front of each verb, rather we can put the prohibitive Laa لا النَّاهِيَة, negating Laa لا النَّافِية or any similar particle. The general rule is that we don’t use The Noon of confirmation نونُ التَّوْكِيدِwithout any particle (negating, prohibiting, questioning or requesting) as we will learn soon in this lesson.
The direct attachment between the present verb and The Noon of confirmation نونُ التَّوْكِيدِ causes the present verb to be indeclinable on Fatħa, i.e. the verb has to be signed with Fatħa in all three grammatical cases (indicative, accusative, and nominative). Therefore the accusative particles (as أنْ، لَنْ) and the jussive particles (as لَمْ، لا النَّاهية) don’t affect the verb in this case.
O, Muhammad, indeed, don’t get out of your home today
We notice that the verbs in the examples mentioned above are respectively (أَلْعَبَنَّ، أذْهَبَنَّ، تَخْرُجَنَّ). Each verb is signed with Fatħa on its ending, regardless the preceding accusative or jussive particles.
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