Irregular verbs in Arabic Posted by aziza on Jul 13, 2015 in Arabic Language, Grammar
Verbs that begin with waw (و) or yaa (ي) as root letters are called weak verbs (الفِعْل المِثَال). When weak verbs are conjugated in the present tense, the first letter of the verb disappears, but when they are conjugated in the past tense, the first letter remains.
Examples of weak verbs are
وصل = arrived
وجد = found
وعد = promised
وزن = weighed
Consider how the verb (وصل) is conjugated in the past and present tenses.
Now, complete the table below with conjugation of the verb (وقف) which means to stand
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