Arabic for seize

'amsaka
ﺃَﻣﺴَﻚَ
seize – past tense he
yumsiku
ﻳُﻤﺴِﻚُ
seize – present tense he

The Arabic verb for seize is written ﺃَﻣﺴَﻚَ and pronunced 'amsaka in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳُﻤﺴِﻚُ and pronounced yumsiku. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word seize

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Important letters:
The root of the word seize consists of three Arabic letters: mim that is written and pronounced m, sin that is written and pronounced s and kaf that is written and pronounced k. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to seize

The word seize letter by letter

ﺃَﻣﺴَﻚَ
ﻣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﻚ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﻚ
 
ـﺄ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
 
alif hamza
'
mim
m
sin
s
kaf
k
 
 
The Arabic word for seize consists of: The letter alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced '. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. 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 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 ﺃَﻣﺴَﻚَ and pronounced 'amsaka.
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The pattern for seize

'af3ala becomes 'amsaka

We have seen that the Arabic word for seize is written ﺃَﻣﺴَﻚَ and pronounced 'amsaka. It follows the pattern verb form 4. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure 'af3ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is 'af3ala and the root letters are m, s and k, the word becomes 'amsaka.
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 seize

Conjugations of seize

past tense
present tense
he
'amsaka
ﺃَﻣﺴَﻚَ
he - past tense
yumsiku
ﻳُﻤﺴِﻚُ
he - present tense
she
'amsakat
ﺃَﻣﺴَﻜَﺖ
she - past tense
tumsiku
ﺗُﻤﺴِﻚُ
she - present tense
I
'amsaktu
ﺃَﻣﺴَﻜﺖُ
I - past tense
'umsiku
ﺃُﻣﺴِﻚُ
I - present tense