Arabic for be silent

sakata
ﺳَﻜَﺖَ
be silent – past tense he
yaskutu
ﻳَﺴﻜُﺖُ
be silent – present tense he

The Arabic verb for be silent is written ﺳَﻜَﺖَ and pronunced sakata in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺴﻜُﺖُ and pronounced yaskutu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word be silent consists of three Arabic letters: sin that is written and pronounced s, kaf that is written and pronounced k and ta that is written and pronounced t. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to be silent

All letters in be silent

ﺳَﻜَﺖَ
ﺳـ
ـﻜـ
ـﺖ
 
ﺳـ
ـﻜـ
ـﺖ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
 
sin
s
kaf
k
ta
t
 
 
The Arabic word for be silent consists of: The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) and pronounced s and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ـﻜـ ) and pronounced k and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺖ ) and pronounced t and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. Therefore, the word is writen ﺳَﻜَﺖَ and pronounced sakata.
Arabic is written from right to left. Short vowels are placed above or under the letters, the are usually omitted.
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The pattern for be silent

fa3ala becomes sakata

We have seen that the Arabic word for be silent is written ﺳَﻜَﺖَ and pronounced sakata. It follows the pattern verb form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3ala and the root letters are s, k and t, the word becomes sakata.
All Arabic words with the same pattern follow the same structure. If you know the pattern and root of a word, you can often guess its meaning. Learn more about Arabic word patterns

Words with the same pattern as be silent

Conjugations of be silent

past tense
present tense
he
sakata
ﺳَﻜَﺖَ
he - past tense
yaskutu
ﻳَﺴﻜُﺖُ
he - present tense
she
sakatat
ﺳَﻜَﺘَﺖ
she - past tense
taskutu
ﺗَﺴﻜُﺖُ
she - present tense
I
sakattu
ﺳَﻜَﺖُّ
I - past tense
'askutu
ﺃَﺳﻜُﺖُ
I - present tense