Arabic for raise

rafa3a
ﺭَﻓَﻊَ
raise – past tense he
yarfa3u
ﻳَﺮﻓَﻊُ
raise – present tense he

The Arabic verb for raise is written ﺭَﻓَﻊَ and pronunced rafa3a in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺮﻓَﻊُ och and pronounced yarfa3u. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word raise

Important letters:
The root of the word raise consists of the three Arabic letters ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r, fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f och ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to raise

All letters in raise

ﺭَﻓَﻊَ
ﻓـ
ـﻊ
 
ﻓـ
ـﻊ
 
ـﺮ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
 
ra
r
fa
f
ayn
3
 
 
The Arabic word for raise consists of: The letter ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r 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 ﻓـ ) 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. The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻊ ) and pronounced 3 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 ﺭَﻓَﻊَ and pronounced rafa3a.
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 raise

fa3ala becomes rafa3a

We have seen that the Arabic word for raise is written ﺭَﻓَﻊَ and pronounced rafa3a. 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 r, f and 3, the word becomes rafa3a.
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 raise

Conjugations of raise

past tense
present tense
he
rafa3a
ﺭَﻓَﻊَ
he - past tense
yarfa3u
ﻳَﺮﻓَﻊُ
he - present tense
she
rafa3at
ﺭَﻓَﻌَﺖ
she - past tense
tarfa3u
ﺗَﺮﻓَﻊُ
she - present tense
I
rafa3tu
ﺭَﻓَﻌﺖُ
I - past tense
'arfa3u
ﺃَﺭﻓَﻊُ
I - present tense