Arabic for stop

tawaqqafa
ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻒَ
stop – past tense he
yatawaqqafu
ﻳَﺘَﻮَﻗَّﻒُ
stop – present tense he

The Arabic verb for stop is written ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻒَ and pronunced tawaqqafa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺘَﻮَﻗَّﻒُ and pronounced yatawaqqafu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word stop

Important letters:
The root of the word stop consists of three Arabic letters: waw that is written and pronounced w, qaf that is written and pronounced q and fa that is written and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to stop

All letters in stop

ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻒَ
ﺗـ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻒ
 
ﺗـ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻒ
 
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
ta
t
waw
w
qaf
q
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for stop consists of: The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ﺗـ ) and pronounced t. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w 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 qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q 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 ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻒَ and pronounced tawaqqafa.
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 stop

tafa33ala becomes tawaqqafa

We have seen that the Arabic word for stop is written ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻒَ and pronounced tawaqqafa. It follows the pattern verb form 5. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure tafa33ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is tafa33ala and the root letters are w, q and f, the word becomes tawaqqafa.
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 stop

Conjugations of stop

past tense
present tense
he
tawaqqafa
ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻒَ
he - past tense
yatawaqqafu
ﻳَﺘَﻮَﻗَّﻒُ
he - present tense
she
tawaqqafat
ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻔَﺖ
she - past tense
tatawaqqafu
ﺗَﺘَﻮَﻗَّﻒُ
she - present tense
I
tawaqqaftu
ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻔﺖُ
I - past tense
'atawaqqafu
ﺃَﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻒُ
I - present tense