Arabic for preserve

HafaZa
ﺣَﻔَﻆَ
preserve – past tense he
yaHfiZu
ﻳَﺤﻔِﻆُ
preserve – present tense he

The Arabic verb for preserve is written ﺣَﻔَﻆَ and pronunced HafaZa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺤﻔِﻆُ and pronounced yaHfiZu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word preserve

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Important letters:
The root of the word preserve consists of three Arabic letters: Ha that is written and pronounced H, fa that is written and pronounced f and Za that is written and pronounced Z. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to preserve

The letters of preserve

ﺣَﻔَﻆَ
ﺣـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻆ
 
ﺣـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻆ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﻇـ
ـﻈـ
ـﻆ
 
Ha
H
fa
f
Za
Z
 
 
The Arabic word for preserve 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 fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻔـ ) 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. The letter Za that is written ﻅ ( here ـﻆ ) and pronounced Z 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 ﺣَﻔَﻆَ and pronounced HafaZa.
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The pattern for preserve

fa3ala becomes HafaZa

We have seen that the Arabic word for preserve is written ﺣَﻔَﻆَ and pronounced HafaZa. 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, f and Z, the word becomes HafaZa.
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 preserve

Conjugations of preserve

past tense
present tense
he
HafaZa
ﺣَﻔَﻆَ
he - past tense
yaHfiZu
ﻳَﺤﻔِﻆُ
he - present tense
she
HafaZat
ﺣَﻔَﻈَﺖ
she - past tense
taHfiZu
ﺗَﺤﻔِﻆُ
she - present tense
I
HafaZtu
ﺣَﻔَﻈﺖُ
I - past tense
'aHfiZu
ﺃَﺣﻔِﻆُ
I - present tense