Arabic for laugh

DaHika
ﺿَﺤِﻚَ
laugh – past tense he
yaDHaku
ﻳَﻀﺤَﻚُ
laugh – present tense he

The Arabic verb for laugh is written ﺿَﺤِﻚَ and pronunced DaHika in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻀﺤَﻚُ och and pronounced yaDHaku. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word laugh

Important letters:
The root of the word laugh consists of the three Arabic letters Dad that is written ﺽ and pronounced D, Ha that is written ﺡ and pronounced H och kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to laugh

All letters in laugh

ﺿَﺤِﻚَ
ﺿـ
ـﺤـ
ـﻚ
 
ﺿـ
ـﺤـ
ـﻚ
 
ﺿـ
ـﻀـ
ـﺾ
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
 
Dad
D
Ha
H
kaf
k
 
 
The Arabic word for laugh consists of: The letter Dad that is written ﺽ ( here ﺿـ ) and pronounced D 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 Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ـﺤـ ) and pronounced H and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ـﻚ ) and pronounced k 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 ﺿَﺤِﻚَ and pronounced DaHika.
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 laugh

fa3ila becomes DaHika

We have seen that the Arabic word for laugh is written ﺿَﺤِﻚَ and pronounced DaHika. It follows the pattern verb form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3ila where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3ila and the root letters are D, H and k, the word becomes DaHika.
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 laugh

Conjugations of laugh

past tense
present tense
he
DaHika
ﺿَﺤِﻚَ
he - past tense
yaDHaku
ﻳَﻀﺤَﻚُ
he - present tense
she
DaHikat
ﺿَﺤِﻜَﺖ
she - past tense
taDHaku
ﺗَﻀﺤَﻚُ
she - present tense
I
DaHiktu
ﺿَﺤِﻜﺖُ
I - past tense
'aDHaku
ﺃَﺿﺤَﻚُ
I - present tense