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Verb Health:The Sound (Salim) Verb الفعل السالم Posted by on May 2, 2011

In previous posts, we have discussed that there healthy and unhealthy verbs. A Healthy Verb is that verb that doesn’t have any sick letters in its root (base). The sick letters that make the verb sick are و , ا , ى . Healthy Verbs have three types: (Salim / Mahmouz / Doubled). Today, we…

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Verb Type نوع الفعل Posted by on Apr 16, 2011

Today we are going to discuss the types of root verbs according to their form and ability to change form. The focus will be on the FORM and not the USE of these verbs. Uses of these special verb categories will come later. There are two main categories of verbs: (1)   The Declinable Verb  الفعل…

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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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