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{ وَحُورٌ عِينٌ }

and houris maidens with intensely black eyes set against the whiteness of their irises with wide eyes ‘īn the ‘ayn here is inflected with a kasra instead of a damma because it the kasra better harmonises with the yā’; the singular is ‘aynā’ similar in pattern to hamrā’; a variant reading for wa-hūrun ‘īn has the genitive case wa-hūrin ‘īn


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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