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what is maf'ul muthlaq in english?
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    I believe it is when you use the verb in a sentence a second time using the gerund form as an adverb. It is stylisticly Arabic and occurs quite often in classical Arabic.


    هُوَ مَصْدَرٌ يُذْكَرُ بِعْدَ فِعْلِ صَرِيحٍ من لَفْظِهِ مِنْ أَجْلِ تَوْكِيدِ مَعْنَاهُ أو بِيَانِ عَدَدهِ ، أَوْ بَيَانِ نَوْعِهِ ، أَوْ بَدَلاُ من إِعَادَةِ ذِكْرِ الفِعْلِ.
    It's a gerund form comes after a frank verb to confirm / emphasis it's meaning, numbering, kind or instead of repeating the verb.
    It comes after a frank verb [only infinitive], from it's origin letters. i.e شرب شربا - ضرب ضربا - عمل عملا - أكل أكلا - نام نوما etc.
    Or, it may come after a vicar verb [which is acting -on behalf of- the infinitive] . This include so many cases.
    i.e وقفت قيامًا - توضأ المصلي وضوءًا - اجتهدت أحسن الاجتهاد - جلس الولد القرفصاء - أنذرت الحارس ثلاثًا

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    I can help with any further indications.

    it is the use of the verb's noun after the verb.
    for example:
    i played ( playing) ( انا لعبت (لعبا
    i won (winning) ( انا فزت (فوزا

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