Arabic for study

darasa
ﺩَﺭَﺱَ
study – past tense he
yadrusu
ﻳَﺪﺭُﺱُ
study – present tense he

The Arabic verb for study is written ﺩَﺭَﺱَ and pronunced darasa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺪﺭُﺱُ and pronounced yadrusu. See more conjugations

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Category: education
Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word study

If you had studied then you would not have failed.

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Important letters:
The root of the word study consists of three Arabic letters: dal that is written and pronounced d, ra that is written and pronounced r and sin that is written and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to study

The word study letter by letter

ﺩَﺭَﺱَ
 
 
ـﺪ
ـﺮ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
 
dal
d
ra
r
sin
s
 
 
The Arabic word for study consists of: The letter dal that is written ﺩ 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 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 sin that is written ﺱ 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 ﺩَﺭَﺱَ and pronounced darasa.
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 study

fa3ala becomes darasa

We have seen that the Arabic word for study is written ﺩَﺭَﺱَ and pronounced darasa. 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 d, r and s, the word becomes darasa.
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 study

Conjugations of study

past tense
present tense
he
darasa
ﺩَﺭَﺱَ
he - past tense
yadrusu
ﻳَﺪﺭُﺱُ
he - present tense
she
darasat
ﺩَﺭَﺳَﺖ
she - past tense
tadrusu
ﺗَﺪﺭُﺱُ
she - present tense
I
darastu
ﺩَﺭَﺳﺖُ
I - past tense
'adrusu
ﺃَﺩﺭُﺱُ
I - present tense