Arabic for clean

naZZafa
ﻧَﻈَّﻒَ
clean – past tense he
yunaZZifu
ﻳُﻨَﻈِّﻒُ
clean – present tense he

The Arabic verb for clean is written ﻧَﻈَّﻒَ and pronunced naZZafa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳُﻨَﻈِّﻒُ and pronounced yunaZZifu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word clean

Important letters:
The root of the word clean consists of three Arabic letters: nun that is written and pronounced n, Za that is written and pronounced Z and fa that is written and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to clean

All letters in clean

ﻧَﻈَّﻒَ
ﻧـ
ـﻈـ
ـﻒ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻈـ
ـﻒ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﻇـ
ـﻈـ
ـﻆ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
nun
n
Za
Z
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for clean consists of: The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ﻧـ ) and pronounced n 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 Za that is written ﻅ ( here ـﻈـ ) and pronounced Z 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 fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻒ ) and pronounced f 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 ﻧَﻈَّﻒَ and pronounced naZZafa.
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 clean

fa33ala becomes naZZafa

We have seen that the Arabic word for clean is written ﻧَﻈَّﻒَ and pronounced naZZafa. It follows the pattern verb form 2. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa33ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa33ala and the root letters are n, Z and f, the word becomes naZZafa.
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 clean

Conjugations of clean

past tense
present tense
he
naZZafa
ﻧَﻈَّﻒَ
he - past tense
yunaZZifu
ﻳُﻨَﻈِّﻒُ
he - present tense
she
naZZafat
ﻧَﻈَّﻔَﺖ
she - past tense
tunaZZifu
ﺗُﻨَﻈِّﻒُ
she - present tense
I
naZZaftu
ﻧَﻈَّﻔﺖُ
I - past tense
'unaZZifu
ﺃُﻧَﻈِّﻒُ
I - present tense