Arabic for strive

jahada
ﺟَﻬَﺪَ
strive – past tense he
yajhadu
ﻳَﺠﻬَﺪُ
strive – present tense he

The Arabic verb for strive is written ﺟَﻬَﺪَ and pronunced jahada in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺠﻬَﺪُ and pronounced yajhadu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word strive

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Important letters:
The root of the word strive consists of three Arabic letters: jim that is written and pronounced j, ha that is written and pronounced h and dal that is written and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to strive

All letters in strive

ﺟَﻬَﺪَ
ﺟـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺪ
 
ﺟـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺪ
 
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ـﺪ
 
jim
j
ha
h
dal
d
 
 
The Arabic word for strive consists of: The letter jim that is written ﺝ ( here ﺟـ ) and pronounced j 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 ha that is written ﻩ ( here ـﻬـ ) and pronounced h 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 dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﺟَﻬَﺪَ and pronounced jahada.
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The pattern for strive

fa3ala becomes jahada

We have seen that the Arabic word for strive is written ﺟَﻬَﺪَ and pronounced jahada. 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 j, h and d, the word becomes jahada.
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 strive

Conjugations of strive

past tense
present tense
he
jahada
ﺟَﻬَﺪَ
he - past tense
yajhadu
ﻳَﺠﻬَﺪُ
he - present tense
she
jahadat
ﺟَﻬَﺪَﺕ
she - past tense
tajhadu
ﺗَﺠﻬَﺪُ
she - present tense
I
jahadtu
ﺟَﻬَﺪﺕُ
I - past tense
'ajhadu
ﺃَﺟﻬَﺪُ
I - present tense