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ل ى ت
Lam-Ya-Ta
General Root Meaning
May it be that? Would that! Particle of desire and expressing a wish impossible to be realized. It is one of those particles which like anna require a following noun to be an accusative.
   laytanī   (1)

25:28
O woe to me! I wish not I had taken that one (as) a friend.

   yālayta   (2)

36:26
It was said, "Enter Paradise." He said, "I wish my people knew

28:79
So he went forth to his people in his adornment. Said those who desire the life (of) the world, "O! Would that for us (the) like (of) what has been given (to) Qarun. Indeed, he (is the) owner (of) fortune great."

43:38
Until when he comes to Us he says, "O would that between me and between you (were the) distance (of) the East and the West." How wretched is the companion!

   yālaytanā   (2)

33:66
(The) Day will be turned about their faces in the Fire they will say, "O we wish we (had) obeyed Allah and obeyed the Messenger!"

6:27
And if you (could) see when they are made to stand by the Fire then they (will) say, "Oh! Would that we were sent back and not we would deny (the) Signs (of) our Lord and we would be among the believers."

   yālaytanī   (2)

19:23
Then drove her the pains of childbirth to (the) trunk (of) the date-palm. She said, "O! I wish I (had) died before this and I was (in) oblivion, forgotten."

25:27
And (the) Day will bite the wrongdoer [on] his hands, he will say, "O I wish! I had taken with the Messenger a way.

69:25
But as for (him) who is given his record in his left hand will say, "O! I wish not I had been given my record

78:40
Indeed We [We] have warned you (of) a punishment near (the) Day will see the man what have sent forth his hands and will say the disbeliever, "O I wish! I were dust!"

89:24
He will say, "O I wish! I had sent forth for my life."

4:73
And if befalls you bounty from Allah he would surely say as if (had) not there been between you and between him any affection, "Oh! I wish I had been with them then I would have attained a success great."

18:42
And were surrounded his fruits, so he began twisting his hands over what he (had) spent on it, while it (had) collapsed on its trellises, and he said, "Oh! I wish not had I associated with my Lord anyone."

   yālaytahā   (1)

69:27
O! I wish it had been the end

   yalit'kum   (1)

49:14
Say the Bedouins, "We believe." Say, "Not you believe; but say, "We have submitted," and has not yet entered the faith in your hearts. But if you obey Allah and His Messenger, not He will deprive you of your deeds anything. Indeed, Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

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