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fa-ashārat
فَأَشَارَتْ
Then she pointed
ilayhi
إِلَيْهِۖ
to him.
qālū
قَالُوا۟
They said,
kayfa
كَيْفَ
"How
nukallimu
نُكَلِّمُ
(can) we speak
man
مَن
(to one) who
kāna
كَانَ
is
فِى
in
l-mahdi
ٱلْمَهْدِ
the cradle,
ṣabiyyan
صَبِيًّا
a child?"

Fa ashaarat ilaih; qaaloo kaifa nukallimu man kaana fil mahdi sabiyyaa

Sahih International:

So she pointed to him. They said, "How can we speak to one who is in the cradle a child?"

1 Mufti Taqi Usmani

So, she pointed towards him (the baby). They said, “How shall we speak to someone who is still a child in the cradle?”