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Verb Tense: (3) The Imperative الأمر Posted by on Apr 27, 2011

We spoke earlier about the past and present tenses. Today, we are going to discuss the imperatives and learn how to get them from regular verbs. The imperative refers to a request or command, so its meaning refers mainly to the future. The imperative is derived from the present tense. It ends in a sukkoon…

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A note about the imperative Posted by on Mar 20, 2011

In this post, I give a useful note about the imperative (الأمر). I taught the imperative to my students recently, and as I explained before that the imperative of regular form I verbs (that do not have vowels) is formed by following the pattern (افعل). It is sometimes vowels with a short /o/ on the…

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