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Kana and Sisters; Verb Types Posted by on Feb 17, 2012

      The verb Kana كان   and its sisters are special verbs in the Arabic language. They start the Nominal sentence and case the subject to be their noun (Ism اســـْـــم) with a dammah and cause the predicate to be their Predicate (Khabar خـــَــبـــَــر) with a Fat’ha on its end.       Now the question is what are…

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An Introduction to Verbs مقدمة فى الأفعال Posted by on Apr 15, 2011

In previous posts, we have discussed Nouns and learnt their basic terminology. Today and in later posts, we are going to do the same with Verbs. Most words (nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs) are derived from verbs. The focus today will be on the basic terminology and categories of root verbs. Verb Definition:  It  is…

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