What were you waiting for?

The Arabic phrase What were you waiting for? is pronounced maadhaa kunta tantaZiru? and written ﻣَﺎﺫَﺍ ﻛُﻨﺖَ ﺗَﻨﺘَﻈِﺮُ؟

The Arabic words in What were you waiting for?

Below you can see detailed information about every word in the Arabic phrase What were you waiting for?. You can see the English translation of the word, how the word is spelled and pronounced and how the word has been conjugated in the phrase. There is also a link to get even more information about the word.

what

ﻣَﺎﺫَﺍ
Pronounciation: maadhaa
English translation: what
Part of speech: pronoun

to be

ﻛُﻨﺖَ
Pronounciation: kunta
English translation (of the word in its basic form): to be
Part of speech: verb
person: you (m)
tense: past tense

The base form of the word to be

ﻛَﺎﻥَ
kaana
(past tense he)

to wait

ﺗَﻨﺘَﻈِﺮُ
Pronounciation: tantaZiru
English translation (of the word in its basic form): to wait
Part of speech: verb
person: you (m)
tense: present tense

The base form of the word to wait

ﺍِﻧﺘَﻈَﺮَ
intaZara
(past tense he)

Type of phrase: Sentences

A complete sentence. The sentence has a verb. But in Arabic, there are also complete sentences without verbs.