Arabic for compete

tanaafasa
ﺗَﻨَﺎﻓَﺲَ
compete – past tense he
yatanaafasu
ﻳَﺘَﻨَﺎﻓَﺲُ
compete – present tense he

The Arabic verb for compete is written ﺗَﻨَﺎﻓَﺲَ and pronunced tanaafasa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺘَﻨَﺎﻓَﺲُ and pronounced yatanaafasu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

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Important letters:
The root of the word compete consists of three Arabic letters: nun that is written and pronounced n, fa that is written and pronounced f and sin that is written and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word compete letter by letter

ﺗَﻨَﺎﻓَﺲَ
ﺗـ
ـﻨـ
ـﺎ
ﻓـ
ـﺲ
 
ﺗـ
ـﻨـ
ـﺎ
ﻓـ
ـﺲ
 
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ـﺎ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
 
ta
t
nun
n
alef
fa
f
sin
s
 
 
The Arabic word for compete 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 nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻨـ ) and pronounced n 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ﻓـ ) 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 sin that is written ﺱ ( here ـﺲ ) 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 ﺗَﻨَﺎﻓَﺲَ and pronounced tanaafasa.
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The pattern for compete

tafaa3ala becomes tanaafasa

We have seen that the Arabic word for compete is written ﺗَﻨَﺎﻓَﺲَ and pronounced tanaafasa. It follows the pattern verb form 6. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure tafaa3ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is tafaa3ala and the root letters are n, f and s, the word becomes tanaafasa.
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 compete

Conjugations of compete

past tense
present tense
he
tanaafasa
ﺗَﻨَﺎﻓَﺲَ
he - past tense
yatanaafasu
ﻳَﺘَﻨَﺎﻓَﺲُ
he - present tense
she
tanaafasat
ﺗَﻨَﺎﻓَﺴَﺖ
she - past tense
tatanaafasu
ﺗَﺘَﻨَﺎﻓَﺲُ
she - present tense
I
tanaafastu
ﺗَﻨَﺎﻓَﺴﺖُ
I - past tense
'atanaafasu
ﺃَﺗَﻨَﺎﻓَﺲُ
I - present tense