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Lengthy Teaches basics. this verb is used as an example or model to help us know how to conjugate other verbs having the same characteristics.Animals . Visit Site Become fluent in Complete course is more Arabic. Learn naturally. normally for a three letters verb we use: fa’ala = = ﻝﻉﻑto do (literally in Arabic it means “he did”).com/arabic_verbs. to make it simple here is an example: to draw = rasama = ( ﻡﺱﺭhe drew). expensive.Occupations & School .Food & House .ﺏﺕﻙdaraba ( ﺏﺭﺽto hit)… Most verbs in Arabic have a three letters root or stem. Visit Site Install Arabic Vocabulary List .Places & Sport In Arabic verbs take their infinitive form by using the past form of that verb and conjugate it to the third person singular “he”. to write = kataba (he wrote) = . Free trial offer. In Arabic we use a “masdar” “source” to show how a verb is conjugated and what forms it takes. also called trilateral verbs.Arabic Verbs and Tenses Arabic Translation Arabic Calligraphy Alphabet (Audio) new! Vowels Arabic Phrases (Audio) new! Articles Numbers Pronouns Feminine & Plural Verbs Present Tense Adjectives Comparison Prepositions Questions & Negation Arabic Reading Writing Letters Test your Arabic! How to Learn Arabic 3 Tips for Learning Arabic An Introduction to Arabic Pronouns Important Arabic Phrases Job Opportunities for Arabic Speakers Learning to Read Arabic Script Major Dialects of the Arabic Language Understanding Arabic Business Culture Arabic Keyboard Product Pros Cons More Information Cheap.speak7. Segmented.htm (2 of 10) [11/5/2009 2:53:43 PM] .Body . since the trilateral verbs (containing three consonant) are the most common. We take for instance the verb: to draw = rasama = ﻡﺱﺭas you can see it in Arabic it has only three consonant (R . there are also verbs containing more than three letters in their root (stem) but we will start with verbs shaving a three consonant stem. ﺭ http://arabic.Adjectives .
By Alphabet (A-B) (new) . haraba (ﺏﺭﻩto run away).speak7.Join Our Mailing List Islam . in fact most Arabic verbs are formed this way. so you can use this table with other verbs as well by replacing the letters in red (the stem we used before) and put your own verb stem instead.)ﻡthis verb sounds exactly like our model verbs (fa’ala )ﻝﻉﻑwhen it comes to its vowels. for example: To draw = rasama ﻡﺱﺭè Stem is rsm.com/arabic_verbs. now this stem is ready to be modeled. the blue font shouldn’t be modified or removed from verb. we first take our stem from the verb.How to make Wudu . to make it more simple we will take a random word phonetically similar to our verb “fa’ala” “ lalala” sounds like “rasama” if you compare its vowels and the number of consonants. that’s the case with all trilateral verbs (verbs with three consonants.Islamic Expressions . and that’s all we care about. like for example for the verb nasaha (to http://arabic. Now to form the present tense with this kind of verbs. which are the most frequently used verbs in Arabic) the first and second consonant go together. it stays the same) Red font (that’s what you need to delete and add your own consonant of the verb you chose to conjugate: kataba è ktb. but not all the time. daraba ( ﺏﺭﺽto hit).Arabic Verbs and Tenses .By Alphabet (C-D) (new) .Time & Weather . Look at the table below: Arabic Present tense: To form the present tense in Arabic you need to extract the stem from the verb in the infinitive first. other examples are: dahaba ( ﺏﻩﺫto go). kataba (ﺏﺕﻙto write).Memorize Quran . for example the verb to draw = rasama. because you will replace the consonant in our examples and put your own there. now let’s look at the table below to see how this verb is conjugated in this tense: Present Tense in Arabic Dual Recommend This Page! Singular I draw = arsumu you draw (singular masculine) = tarsumu you draw (singular feminine) = tarsumeena he draws = yarsumu she draws = tarsumu Plural you draw (dual male or female) = tarsumani we draw = narsumu they draw (dual male or female) = yarsumani you draw (plural masculine) = tarsumuna your draw (plural feminine) = tarsumna they draw (plural masculine) = yarsumuna they draw (plural feminine) = yarsumna Each form of the verb rasama above contains: Blue font (that’s what you need to keep. once we extract all vowels we will end up having “rsm” . nasaha (ﺡﺹﻥto advise). in other words.By Alphabet (E-F) (new) . extract all vowels from the verb.Verbs .ﺱM . sometimes it becomes “a” or “i” instead of “u” depending on the verb) You may have noticed that the “rs” of the stem “rsm” are always together.htm (3 of 10) [11/5/2009 2:53:43 PM] . haraba è hrb…) Green font (you can keep that one too. The vowel in green may change to “a” or “i” depending on the verb. what matters is the similarity in the vowels and the number of letters.How to Pray . ignore the similarity or difference in the consonants.Muslims Activities S . They all seem to have the same tune.
nsh = nasaha (ﺡﺹﻥto advise).s. if you follow this rule you would use yo dormo for the verb dormir. but instead the correct form is “je m’appelle” with “ll” German: the verb “sehen” to see. they will help you train yourself conjugate them to the right tense. French. which means that they’re modified only for phonetic and synthetic reasons). the right form is he goes as you know.. If you scroll down to the bottom of this page you will find a list of 122 trilateral verbs. I hit = adribu. I will tell you that it’s not something unusual. All these examples are not considered irregularities but semi irregularities. for example: To write = kataba è stem is ktb.speak7. ktb = kataba (ﺏﺕﻙto write).htm (4 of 10) [11/5/2009 2:53:43 PM] . drb = daraba ( ﺏﺭﺽto hit). English: simply take the verb “to go” I go. German or even English before. he hits = yadribu. but instead Spanish is using yo duermo = I sleep French: the verb “appeler” if you respect the French rules you may write: je m’appele = my name. (and not adrubu)… In case you think that this is too complicated. tansuhu) and so on… (Note that the stem here is “n. by following the general German rule we should write: he sees = er seht. you advise = tansahu…(and not ansuhu . you will notice that the vowels in the middle of some verbs sometimes don’t really follow the rule. hrb = haraba (ﺏﺭﻩto run away).Arabic Verbs and Tenses advise) instead of using the “u” in green we have to change it to “a” I advise = ansahu. Tarsumu = you draw (singular masculine) and also means she draws. you go. Examples: Spanish: yo hablo = I speak. and if you’re a native or learned Spanish. for the verb daraba (to hit) we use “i” instead. Easy! Note that the second person singular masculine “you” is conjugated the same way the third person singular feminine “she” does. The past Tense in Arabic: To form the past tense in Arabic you need to extract the stem from the verb in the infinitive first. he gos? Of course not. but instead the correct form is er sieht. now let’s look at the table below to see how this verb is conjugated in this tense: Past Tense in Arabic Dual Singular Plural http://arabic.h” as we mentioned earlier). If you don’t know how to extract the stem from a verb (even though it’s very easy) we will go through it now: by omitting all vowels from these verbs we will have: dhb = dahaba ( ﺏﻩﺫto go).com/arabic_verbs.
Arabic Verbs and Tenses I wrote = katabtu you wrote (singular masculine) = katabta you wrote (dual male or female) = katabtumaa they wrote (dual male or female) = katabaa we wrote = katabna you wrote (plural masculine) = katabtum your wrote (plural feminine) = katabtunna they wrote (plural masculine) = katabou they wrote (plural feminine) = katabna you wrote (singular feminine) = katabti he wrote = kataba she wrote = katabat This is very easy and simple! You can put almost all trilateral Arabic verbs in this table.htm (5 of 10) [11/5/2009 2:53:43 PM] . but I would also suggest to read more about the forms that most of verbs take so that you will easily decide whether to put “a” or “i” when conjugating verbs into the past tense in Arabic. Future Tense in Arabic: http://arabic. in the past tense they can be conjugated the same way as rasama & kataba . and to hit = daraba) that we conjugated differently in the present tense. then replace “t” with the second consonant you have. 3: omit the (k. As you may have noticed. if you want to conjugate it in the paste tense then replace the first consonant on the table above in red “k” with the first consonant of the stem you have of your own verb. the only difference this time is that you won’t have to do it that often as the case with the present tense. consonant+ vowel+ consonant+ vowel + consonant… I will make the same note I made before in the present tense. I would just tell you that if you’re a beginner just leave the “a”. you will easily get è dahabtu!!) Note: in case you’re confused whether to replace the “a” in the green font with “i” or not. extract all its 3 consonants.speak7. look at how the three consonants are spread in the word katabtu.com/arabic_verbs. and that’s it! Example: I wrote = katabtu . Do you remember the two verbs (to advise = nasaha. 2: the stem is dhb. b) stem in the table above and put yours. First take the verb you want to conjugate. like I said before many verbs will follow the general rules of the table above when it comes to the past tense unlike the present tense. t. because the “a” is more used. To conjugate your own trilateral verb into the past tense go to the table and have your verb stem ready (don’t tell me you forgot how to make a stem from a trilateral verb) It should contain three consonant and no vowels. you will have to change the vowel in the green font into “i”. if you want to use “I went” (1 step is to find the verb to go in the Arabic infinitive: the verb is dahaba = to go. because “a” is the most common. put them in place of the 3 red consonant on the table above. finally replace “b” with the last consonant you have.
Past Tense in Arabic Dual you (past tense. dual male or female)= we (present tense)= na??umu ta??u?ani you (present tense. singular masculine)= ta??u?u you (present tense. Isn’t that a piece of cake! There is no difference between sa and sawfa. or if you want to use sawfa: sawfa aktubu (I will go). sawfa adhabu (I will go). singular feminine)= ?a?a?ti he (past tense) = ?a?a?a she (past tense) = ?a?a?at Plural we (past tense) = ?a?a?na you (past tense. plural masculine)= ya??u?una she (present tense)= ta??u?u they (present tense.Arabic Verbs and Tenses To form the Arabic future tense simply use: sa or sawfa + (the verb in present tense). sa adhabu (I will go).speak7. plural feminine)= ?a?a?tunna they (past tense. dual male or female)= ?a?a?aa Singular I (past tense) = ?a?a?tu you (past tense. Note that sometimes the “u” in the green font should be replaced by “i” or “a”.com/arabic_verbs. singular feminine)= ta??u? your (present tense. to make it easy you can choose to use sa most of the time so that you won’t get confused. plural feminine)= ya??u?na Replace the question marks with your stem one by one. plural masculine)= ?a?a?tum your (past tense. dual male or female) ta??u?una = ya??u?ani you (present tense. Summery Singular I (present tense) = a??u?u Present Tense in Arabic Dual Plural you (present tense. plural masculine)= ?a?a?ou they (past tense. dual male or female)= ?a?a?tumaa they (past tense. plural masculine)= they (present tense.htm (6 of 10) [11/5/2009 2:53:43 PM] . plural feminine)= eena ta??u?na he (present tense)= ya??u?u they (present tense. plural feminine)= ?a?a?na http://arabic. singular masculine)= ?a?a?ta you (past tense. Examples: sa aktubu (I will write).
Note that sometimes the “a” in the green font should be replaced by “i”. A List of Arabic Verbs accept advise allow appear arrive attach bake beat begin bind bleed blow break burn calculate carry chew collect copy crawl cross cut dance deliver describe qabela nasaha samaha dahara wasala rabata khabaza daraba bada’a rabata nazafa nafakha kasara haraqa (sharp h) hasaba hamala madagha jama'a nasakha zahafa 'abara jaraha raqasa naqala wasafa ﻝﺏﻕ ﺡﺹﻥ ﺡﻡﺱ ﺭﻩﻅ ﻝﺹﻭ ﻁﺏﺭ ﺯﺏﺥ ﺏﺭﺽ ﺃﺩﺏ ﻁﺏﺭ ﻑﺯﻥ ﺥﻑﻥ ﺭﺱﻙ ﻕﺭﺡ ﺏﺱﺡ ﻝﻡﺡ ﻍﺽﻡ ﻉﻡﺝ ﺥﺱﻥ ﻑﺡﺯ ﺭﺏﻉ ﺡﺭﺝ ﺹﻕﺭ ﻝﻕﻥ ﻑﺹﻭ 5/2009 2:53:43 PM] .Replace the question marks with the stem you want to use. they will help you a lot in your conversations and understanding what has been said by others. Future Tense: Simply add sa or sawfa before the verb (conjugated in the present tense). Recommend This Page To A Friend! Below is a list of Verbs in Arabic. try to memorize as many as you can.
detect dig dislike do draw dream dress drink earn eat enter escape explain fall feel find follow forsake freeze go grind guard hit hurt joke jump kill kneel know laugh lay leap leave let lie listen look lose kashafa hafara kareha ‘amala rasama halama labesa shareba kasaba akala dakhala haraba sharaha saqata sha’ara wajada tabe'a hajara jamada dahaba tahana harasa daraba jaraha mazaha qafaza qatala raka’a ‘arafa daheka raqada wathaba (th as in thin) taraka taraka kathaba (th as in that) same'a nadara khasera ﻑﺵﻙ ﺭﻑﺡ ﻩﺭﻙ ﻝﻡﻉ ﻡﺱﺭ ﻡﻝﺡ ﺱﺏﻝ ﺏﺭﺵ ﺏﺱﻙ ﻝﻙﺃ ﻝﺥﺩ ﺏﺭﻩ ﺡﺭﺵ ﻁﻕﺱ ﺭﻉﺵ ﺩﺝﻭ ﻉﺏﺕ ﺭﺝﻩ ﺩﻡﺝ ﺏﻩﺫ ﻥﺡﻁ ﺱﺭﺡ ﺏﺭﺽ ﺡﺭﺝ ﺡﺯﻡ ﺯﻑﻕ ﻝﺕﻕ ﻉﻙﺭ ﻑﺭﻉ ﻙﺡﺽ ﺩﻕﺭ ﺏﺙﻭ ﻙﺭﺕ ﻙﺭﺕ ﺏﺫﻙ ﻉﻡﺱ ﺭﻅﻥ ﺭﺱﺥ 5/2009 2:53:43 PM] .
make mean murder obtain open pay permit place plant play prevent promise push put reach read refuse regret request ride rise rule run saw scream search seek show sink sit slay sneeze spill spit split spread squeeze stand sana’a kasada qatala hasala fataha dafa’a adena wada'a zara'a la'eba mana'a wa'ada dafa'a wada’a wasala qara’a rafada nadema talaba rakeba nahada hakama rakada nashara sarakha bahatha (th as in thin) bahasa ‘arada gharaqa jalasa dabaha 'atasa dalaqa basaqa qasama nashara 'asara waqafa ﻉﻥﺹ ﺩﺹﻕ ﻝﺕﻕ ﻝﺹﺡ ﺡﺕﻑ ﻉﻑﺩ ﻥﺫﺃ ﻉﺽﻭ ﻉﺭﺯ ﺏﻉﻝ ﻉﻥﻡ ﺩﻉﻭ ﻉﻑﺩ ﻉﺽﻭ ﻝﺹﻭ ﺃﺭﻕ ﺽﻑﺭ ﻡﺩﻥ ﺏﻝﻁ ﺏﻙﺭ ﺽﻩﻥ ﻡﻙﺡ ﺽﻙﺭ ﺭﺵﻥ ﺥﺭﺹ ﺙﺡﺏ ﺙﺡﺏ ﺽﺭﻉ ﻕﺭﻍ ﺱﻝﺝ ﺡﺏﺫ ﺱﻁﻉ ﻕﻝﺩ ﻕﺹﺏ ﻡﺱﻕ ﺭﺵﻥ ﺭﺹﻉ ﻑﻕﻭ 5/2009 2:53:43 PM] .
com firstname.lastname@example.org sting strike succeed swear sweep thank think thrive touch understand wash wear win work worry write saraqa lasa’a daraba najaha halafa masaha shakara fakkara najaha lamasa fahema ghasala labesa rabeha 'amela qaleqa kataba Learn also about Arabic Present Tense ﻕﺭﺱ ﻉﺱﻝ ﺏﺭﺽ ﺡﺝﻥ ﻑﻝﺡ ﺡﺱﻡ ﺭﻙﺵ ﺭﻙﻑ ﺡﺝﻥ ﺱﻡﻝ ﻡﻩﻑ ﻝﺱﻍ ﺱﺏﻝ ﺡﺏﺭ ﻝﻡﻉ ﻕﻝﻕ ﺏﺕﻙ If you are looking for a more extensive Arabic course.com All Rights Reserved /5/2009 2:53:43 PM] . we recommend Breaking The Arabic Code Recommend This Page To A Friend! peak7 2005-2006 © speak7.
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