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Weak Verbs: The Naaqis (Defective) Verb الفعل الناقص Posted by on Jun 1, 2011

We said before that a weak verb is that which has one or two sick letters in its base (root). The letters that make a verb weak are: Waw (و ), Alif (ا ) and Yaa (ى ). The position of the sick letter in the root verb determines the type of the weak verb…

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