Arabic for refuse

rafaDa
ﺭَﻓَﺾَ
refuse – past tense he
yarfuDu
ﻳَﺮﻓُﺾُ
refuse – present tense he

The Arabic verb for refuse is written ﺭَﻓَﺾَ and pronunced rafaDa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺮﻓُﺾُ och and pronounced yarfuDu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word refuse

Important letters:
The root of the word refuse consists of the three Arabic letters ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r, fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f och Dad that is written ﺽ and pronounced D. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to refuse

All letters in refuse

ﺭَﻓَﺾَ
ﻓـ
ـﺾ
 
ﻓـ
ـﺾ
 
ـﺮ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﺿـ
ـﻀـ
ـﺾ
 
ra
r
fa
f
Dad
D
 
 
The Arabic word for refuse consists of: The letter ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r 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 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 Dad that is written ﺽ ( here ـﺾ ) 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 ﺭَﻓَﺾَ and pronounced rafaDa.
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 refuse

fa3ala becomes rafaDa

We have seen that the Arabic word for refuse is written ﺭَﻓَﺾَ and pronounced rafaDa. 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 r, f and D, the word becomes rafaDa.
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 refuse

Conjugations of refuse

past tense
present tense
he
rafaDa
ﺭَﻓَﺾَ
he - past tense
yarfuDu
ﻳَﺮﻓُﺾُ
he - present tense
she
rafaDat
ﺭَﻓَﻀَﺖ
she - past tense
tarfuDu
ﺗَﺮﻓُﺾُ
she - present tense
I
rafaDtu
ﺭَﻓَﻀﺖُ
I - past tense
'arfuDu
ﺃَﺭﻓُﺾُ
I - present tense