Arabic for be about to

kaada
ﻛَﺎﺩَ
be about to – past tense he
yakaadu
ﻳَﻜَﺎﺩُ
be about to – present tense he

The Arabic verb for be about to is written ﻛَﺎﺩَ and pronunced kaada in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻜَﺎﺩُ and pronounced yakaadu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word be about to

Important letters:
The root of the word be about to consists of three Arabic letters: kaf that is written and pronounced k, waw that is written and pronounced w and dal that is written and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in be about to

ﻛَﺎﺩَ
ﻛـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻛـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ـﺎ
ـﺪ
 
kaf
k
alef
dal
d
 
 
The Arabic word for be about to consists of: The letter kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ﻛـ ) 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. The letter alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﻛَﺎﺩَ and pronounced kaada.
Arabic is written from right to left. Short vowels are placed above or under the letters, the are usually omitted.
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Conjugations of be about to

past tense
present tense
he
kaada
ﻛَﺎﺩَ
he - past tense
yakaadu
ﻳَﻜَﺎﺩُ
he - present tense
she
kaadat
ﻛَﺎﺩَﺕ
she - past tense
takaadu
ﺗَﻜَﺎﺩُ
she - present tense
I
kidtu
ﻛِﺪﺕُ
I - past tense
'akaadu
ﺃَﻛَﺎﺩُ
I - present tense