Lesson 76 – الدَّرْسُ السَّادِسُ والسَّبْعونَ

The meanings of the prepositions - معاني حروف الجر

The preposition (ξan)– حرف الجر " عَنْ"

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  • The original meaning of (ξan) is the circumstantial meaning (from), as in the following examples:



I went far from the mosque

البَيْتُ بَعِيدٌ عَنِ الْمَسْجِدِ

Tariq disliked studying

رَغِبَ طارِقٌ عَنِ الدِّراسَةِ

I threw the bag (far) from my shoulders

أَلْقَيْتُ الحَقِيبَةَ عَنْ كَتِفِي

  • There are other meanings for the preposition (ξan) as in the following structures:


Meaning of the preposition



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Instead of

Muslim can make Hajj for his died father

يَحُجُّ الْمُسْلِمُ عَنْ أَبِيه الْمَيِّتِ

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Instead of

Fathers mustn’t write the homework for their children

لا يَكْتُبُ الآباءُ الواجباتِ عَنْ أبْنائِهم

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I got knowledge from my Imam

أَخَذْتُ الْعِلْمَ عَنْ شَيْخِي


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