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Verb forms I, II, III Posted by on Jun 20, 2016

In Arabic, verbs appear in different forms (patterns) that depend on the root system. The roots of verbs appear in different forms that have the same basic meaning, but different forms give additional meaning to the basic meaning of the verb. In this post, verb forms I, II and II are explained with some examples…

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Arabic verbal noun – Verb form I Posted by on Aug 3, 2009

Verbal noun (المصدر) is a very important derivative in Arabic. It is a noun derived from the verb to refer to the action or activity implied in the verb, e.g. drive/driving, eat/eating, work/working, etc. They can be used in similar contexts to the use of verbal nouns in English, e.g. “I like swimming.” (أحب السباحة)…

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