Arabic for measure

qayyasa
ﻗَﻴَّﺲَ
measure – past tense he
yuqayyisu
ﻳُﻘَﻴِّﺲُ
measure – present tense he

The Arabic verb for measure is written ﻗَﻴَّﺲَ and pronunced qayyasa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳُﻘَﻴِّﺲُ and pronounced yuqayyisu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

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Important letters:
The root of the word measure consists of three Arabic letters: qaf that is written and pronounced q, ya that is written and pronounced y and sin that is written and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to measure

All letters in measure

ﻗَﻴَّﺲَ
ﻗـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺲ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺲ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
 
qaf
q
ya
y
sin
s
 
 
The Arabic word for measure consists of: The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q 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 ya that is written ﻱ ( here ـﻴـ ) and pronounced y 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 ﻗَﻴَّﺲَ and pronounced qayyasa.
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 measure

fa33ala becomes qayyasa

We have seen that the Arabic word for measure is written ﻗَﻴَّﺲَ and pronounced qayyasa. It follows the pattern verb form 2. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa33ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa33ala and the root letters are q, y and s, the word becomes qayyasa.
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 measure

Conjugations of measure

past tense
present tense
he
qayyasa
ﻗَﻴَّﺲَ
he - past tense
yuqayyisu
ﻳُﻘَﻴِّﺲُ
he - present tense
she
qayyasat
ﻗَﻴَّﺴَﺖ
she - past tense
tuqayyisu
ﺗُﻘَﻴِّﺲُ
she - present tense
I
qayyastu
ﻗَﻴَّﺴﺖُ
I - past tense
'uqayyisu
ﺃُﻗَﻴِّﺲُ
I - present tense