Arabic for sit

jalasa
ﺟَﻠَﺲَ
sit – past tense he
yajlisu
ﻳَﺠﻠِﺲُ
sit – present tense he

The Arabic verb for sit is written ﺟَﻠَﺲَ and pronunced jalasa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺠﻠِﺲُ och and pronounced yajlisu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word sit

Important letters:
The root of the word sit consists of the three Arabic letters jim that is written ﺝ and pronounced j, lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l och sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to sit

All letters in sit

ﺟَﻠَﺲَ
ﺟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺲ
 
ﺟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺲ
 
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
 
jim
j
lam
l
sin
s
 
 
The Arabic word for sit consists of: The letter jim that is written ﺝ ( here ﺟـ ) and pronounced j 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 lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻠـ ) and pronounced l 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 sin that is written ﺱ ( here ـﺲ ) 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﺟَﻠَﺲَ and pronounced jalasa.
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 sit

fa3ala becomes jalasa

We have seen that the Arabic word for sit is written ﺟَﻠَﺲَ and pronounced jalasa. 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 j, l and s, the word becomes jalasa.
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 sit

Conjugations of sit

past tense
present tense
he
jalasa
ﺟَﻠَﺲَ
he - past tense
yajlisu
ﻳَﺠﻠِﺲُ
he - present tense
she
jalasat
ﺟَﻠَﺴَﺖ
she - past tense
tajlisu
ﺗَﺠﻠِﺲُ
she - present tense
I
jalastu
ﺟَﻠَﺴﺖُ
I - past tense
'ajlisu
ﺃَﺟﻠِﺲُ
I - present tense