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Imperfect يَعْنِي
Verbal noun عِنَايَة

Examples

قال ابن عباس ، حدثني أبو سفيان ، في حديث هرقل ، فقال : يأمرنا يعني النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم : ” بالصلاة والصدق والعفاف ” Ibn Abbas said, Abu Sufyan related to me, in the narration concerning Heracles, (that he said to Heracles), “He orders us, meaning the Prophet, God bless him and grant him peace, to pray, give charity and be chaste.”

هل صعود قوى منافسة يعني أفول نجم الولايات المتحدة Does the rise of rival powers mean the demise of the United States? – BBC News, Arabic

Did you know…

The primary meaning of عنى is to concern, worry someone. Although the verb عنى does not occur in the Quran in the most widely read narration (that of Hafs, from ‘Asim), it does occur in other narrations; the verse لِكُلّ امْرِئٍ مّنْهُمْ يَوْمَئِذٍ شَأْنٌ يُغْنِيهِ Every man that day will have concern enough to make him heedless (of others) (80:37), is also read لِكُلّ امْرِئٍ مّنْهُمْ يَوْمَئِذٍ شَأْنٌ يَعنِيه Every man that day will have an issue to disquiet him.