Arabic for smile

ibtasama
ﺍِﺑﺘَﺴَﻢَ
smile – past tense he
yabtasimu
ﻳَﺒﺘَﺴِﻢُ
smile – present tense he

The Arabic verb for smile is written ﺍِﺑﺘَﺴَﻢَ and pronunced ibtasama in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺒﺘَﺴِﻢُ och and pronounced yabtasimu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word smile

Important letters:
The root of the word smile consists of the three Arabic letters beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b, sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s och mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to smile

All letters in smile

ﺍِﺑﺘَﺴَﻢَ
ﺑـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺴـ
ـﻢ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺴـ
ـﻢ
 
ـﺎ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
alef
beh
b
ta
t
sin
s
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for smile consists of: The letter alef that is written ﺍ and pronounced . The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ﺑـ ) and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) and pronounced t. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. 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 mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻢ ) and pronounced m 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 ﺍِﺑﺘَﺴَﻢَ and pronounced ibtasama.
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 smile

ifta3ala becomes ibtasama

We have seen that the Arabic word for smile is written ﺍِﺑﺘَﺴَﻢَ and pronounced ibtasama. It follows the pattern verb form 8. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure ifta3ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is ifta3ala and the root letters are b, s and m, the word becomes ibtasama.
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 smile

Conjugations of smile

past tense
present tense
he
ibtasama
ﺍِﺑﺘَﺴَﻢَ
he - past tense
yabtasimu
ﻳَﺒﺘَﺴِﻢُ
he - present tense
she
ibtasamat
ﺍِﺑﺘَﺴَﻤَﺖ
she - past tense
tabtasimu
ﺗَﺒﺘَﺴِﻢُ
she - present tense
I
ibtasamtu
ﺍِﺑﺘَﺴَﻤﺖُ
I - past tense
'abtasimu
ﺃَﺑﺘَﺴِﻢُ
I - present tense