Arabic for change

taHawwala
ﺗَﺤَﻮَّﻝَ
change – past tense he
yataHawwalu
ﻳَﺘَﺤَﻮَّﻝُ
change – present tense he

The Arabic verb for change is written ﺗَﺤَﻮَّﻝَ and pronunced taHawwala in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺘَﺤَﻮَّﻝُ and pronounced yataHawwalu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word change

Important letters:
The root of the word change consists of three Arabic letters: Ha that is written and pronounced H, waw that is written and pronounced w and lam that is written and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to change

All letters in change

ﺗَﺤَﻮَّﻝَ
ﺗـ
ـﺤـ
ـﻮ
 
ﺗـ
ـﺤـ
ـﻮ
 
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ـﻮ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
ta
t
Ha
H
waw
w
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for change 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 Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ـﺤـ ) 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 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 lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l 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 ﺗَﺤَﻮَّﻝَ and pronounced taHawwala.
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 change

tafa33ala becomes taHawwala

We have seen that the Arabic word for change is written ﺗَﺤَﻮَّﻝَ and pronounced taHawwala. 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 H, w and l, the word becomes taHawwala.
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 change

Conjugations of change

past tense
present tense
he
taHawwala
ﺗَﺤَﻮَّﻝَ
he - past tense
yataHawwalu
ﻳَﺘَﺤَﻮَّﻝُ
he - present tense
she
taHawwalat
ﺗَﺤَﻮَّﻟَﺖ
she - past tense
tataHawwalu
ﺗَﺘَﺤَﻮَّﻝُ
she - present tense
I
taHawwaltu
ﺗَﺤَﻮَّﻟﺖُ
I - past tense
'ataHawwalu
ﺃَﺗَﺤَﻮَّﻝُ
I - present tense