Arabic for count

Hasaba
ﺣَﺴَﺐَ
count – past tense he
yaHsubu
ﻳَﺤﺴُﺐُ
count – present tense he

The Arabic verb for count is written ﺣَﺴَﺐَ and pronunced Hasaba in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺤﺴُﺐُ and pronounced yaHsubu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word count

Important letters:
The root of the word count consists of three Arabic letters: Ha that is written and pronounced H, sin that is written and pronounced s and beh that is written and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to count

All letters in count

ﺣَﺴَﺐَ
ﺣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺐ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺐ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
Ha
H
sin
s
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for count consists of: The letter Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ﺣـ ) and pronounced H 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 ـﺴـ ) 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 beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺐ ) and pronounced b 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 ﺣَﺴَﺐَ and pronounced Hasaba.
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 count

fa3ala becomes Hasaba

We have seen that the Arabic word for count is written ﺣَﺴَﺐَ and pronounced Hasaba. 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 H, s and b, the word becomes Hasaba.
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 count

Conjugations of count

past tense
present tense
he
Hasaba
ﺣَﺴَﺐَ
he - past tense
yaHsubu
ﻳَﺤﺴُﺐُ
he - present tense
she
Hasabat
ﺣَﺴَﺒَﺖ
she - past tense
taHsubu
ﺗَﺤﺴُﺐُ
she - present tense
I
Hasabtu
ﺣَﺴَﺒﺖُ
I - past tense
'aHsubu
ﺃَﺣﺴُﺐُ
I - present tense