Arabic for rain

'amTara
ﺃَﻣﻄَﺮَ
rain – past tense he
yumTiru
ﻳُﻤﻄِﺮُ
rain – present tense he

The Arabic verb for rain is written ﺃَﻣﻄَﺮَ and pronunced 'amTara in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳُﻤﻄِﺮُ and pronounced yumTiru. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word rain

Important letters:
The root of the word rain consists of three Arabic letters: mim that is written and pronounced m, Ta that is written and pronounced T and ra that is written and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to rain

All letters in rain

ﺃَﻣﻄَﺮَ
ﻣـ
ـﻄـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻄـ
ـﺮ
 
ـﺄ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
ـﺮ
 
alif hamza
'
mim
m
Ta
T
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for rain consists of: The letter alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced '. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. The letter Ta that is written ﻁ ( here ـﻄـ ) and pronounced T 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﺃَﻣﻄَﺮَ and pronounced 'amTara.
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 rain

'af3ala becomes 'amTara

We have seen that the Arabic word for rain is written ﺃَﻣﻄَﺮَ and pronounced 'amTara. It follows the pattern verb form 4. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure 'af3ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is 'af3ala and the root letters are m, T and r, the word becomes 'amTara.
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 rain

Conjugations of rain

past tense
present tense
he
'amTara
ﺃَﻣﻄَﺮَ
he - past tense
yumTiru
ﻳُﻤﻄِﺮُ
he - present tense
she
'amTarat
ﺃَﻣﻄَﺮَﺕ
she - past tense
tumTiru
ﺗُﻤﻄِﺮُ
she - present tense
I
'amTartu
ﺃَﻣﻄَﺮﺕُ
I - past tense
'umTiru
ﺃُﻣﻄِﺮُ
I - present tense