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Arabic Verbal Noun (Form VI-X) Posted by on Aug 9, 2009

In this post, I explain the verbal noun (المصدر ) and how we can derive it from form VI- form X verbs. مثال المصدر الماضي Verb form تبادُل تبادَل تفاعُل تفاعَلَ Form VI انتظار انتظر انفِعال انفعَلَ Form VII احترام احترم افتِعال افتعَلَ Form VIII اخضرار اخضرّ افعِلال افعَلَّ Form IX استقبال استقبل استِفعال استفعَلَ…

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Arabic Verbal Noun (Form II-V) Posted by on Aug 7, 2009

In the previous post, I explained that the verbal noun (المصدر) is a very important noun that refers to the action implied in the verb, e.g. (كتابة) “writing” -as a process-, derived from the verb (كتب) “to write”. I also explained that there is not a single pattern to follow to form the verbal noun…

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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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