Arabic for ask

sa'ala
ﺳَﺄَﻝَ
ask – past tense he
yas'alu
ﻳَﺴﺄَﻝُ
ask – present tense he

The Arabic verb for ask is written ﺳَﺄَﻝَ and pronunced sa'ala in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺴﺄَﻝُ och and pronounced yas'alu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word ask

Important letters:
The root of the word ask consists of the three Arabic letters sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s, alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced ' och lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to ask

All letters in ask

ﺳَﺄَﻝَ
ﺳـ
ـﺄ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺄ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ـﺄ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
sin
s
alif hamza
'
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for ask consists of: The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) 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 alif hamza that is written ﺃ ( here ـﺄ ) and pronounced ' 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 lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l 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 ﺳَﺄَﻝَ and pronounced sa'ala.
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 ask

fa3ala becomes sa'ala

We have seen that the Arabic word for ask is written ﺳَﺄَﻝَ and pronounced sa'ala. 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 s, ' and l, the word becomes sa'ala.
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 ask

Conjugations of ask

past tense
present tense
he
sa'ala
ﺳَﺄَﻝَ
he - past tense
yas'alu
ﻳَﺴﺄَﻝُ
he - present tense
she
sa'alat
ﺳَﺄَﻟَﺖ
she - past tense
tas'alu
ﺗَﺴﺄَﻝُ
she - present tense
I
sa'altu
ﺳَﺄَﻟﺖُ
I - past tense
'as'alu
ﺃَﺳﺄَﻝُ
I - present tense