Arabic for sit
sit – past tense he
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 and pronounced yajlisu.
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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Using the word sit
They sat right at the back of the hall.1
She sat behind the desk.1
You used to sit on the train, read books and sometimes look down and think.6
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The root of the word sit consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﺝ
and pronounced j
that is written ﻝ
and pronounced l
that is written ﺱ
and pronounced s
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
Words related to sit
The word sit letter by letter
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.
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
he - past tense
he - present tense
she - past tense
she - present tense
I - past tense
I - present tense