Arabic for read
read – past tense he
read – present tense he
The Arabic verb for read is written ﻗَﺮَﺃَ and pronunced qara'a in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular).
In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻘﺮَﺃُ and pronounced yaqra'u.
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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Using the word read
they have never in their life read a book3
You used to sit on the train, read books and sometimes look down and think.6
Did you think about the men wearing hats and reading the morning newspaper every day?6
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The root of the word read consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﻕ
and pronounced q
that is written ﺭ
and pronounced r
that is written ﺃ
and pronounced '
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
Words related to read
The letters of read
The Arabic word for read 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 ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) 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 alif hamza that is written ﺃ 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﻗَﺮَﺃَ and pronounced qara'a.
The pattern for read
fa3ala becomes qara'a
We have seen that the Arabic word for read is written ﻗَﺮَﺃَ and pronounced qara'a. 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 q, r and ', the word becomes qara'a.
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 read
Conjugations of read
he - past tense
he - present tense
she - past tense
she - present tense
I - past tense
I - present tense