Arabic for pay

dafa3a
ﺩَﻓَﻊَ
pay – past tense he
yadfa3u
ﻳَﺪﻓَﻊُ
pay – present tense he

The Arabic verb for pay is written ﺩَﻓَﻊَ and pronunced dafa3a in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺪﻓَﻊُ och and pronounced yadfa3u. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word pay

Important letters:
The root of the word pay consists of the three Arabic letters dal that is written ﺩ and pronounced d, fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f och ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to pay

All letters in pay

ﺩَﻓَﻊَ
ﻓـ
ـﻊ
 
ﻓـ
ـﻊ
 
ـﺪ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
 
dal
d
fa
f
ayn
3
 
 
The Arabic word for pay consists of: The letter dal that is written ﺩ 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. 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 ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻊ ) and pronounced 3 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 ﺩَﻓَﻊَ and pronounced dafa3a.
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 pay

fa3ala becomes dafa3a

We have seen that the Arabic word for pay is written ﺩَﻓَﻊَ and pronounced dafa3a. 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 d, f and 3, the word becomes dafa3a.
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 pay

Conjugations of pay

past tense
present tense
he
dafa3a
ﺩَﻓَﻊَ
he - past tense
yadfa3u
ﻳَﺪﻓَﻊُ
he - present tense
she
dafa3at
ﺩَﻓَﻌَﺖ
she - past tense
tadfa3u
ﺗَﺪﻓَﻊُ
she - present tense
I
dafa3tu
ﺩَﻓَﻌﺖُ
I - past tense
'adfa3u
ﺃَﺩﻓَﻊُ
I - present tense