Arabic for ask to stop

istawqafa
ﺍِﺳﺘَﻮﻗَﻒَ
ask to stop – past tense he
yastawqifu
ﻳَﺴﺘَﻮﻗِﻒُ
ask to stop – present tense he

The Arabic verb for ask to stop is written ﺍِﺳﺘَﻮﻗَﻒَ and pronunced istawqafa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺴﺘَﻮﻗِﻒُ and pronounced yastawqifu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

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Important letters:
The root of the word ask to stop consists of three Arabic letters: waw that is written and pronounced w, qaf that is written and pronounced q and fa that is written and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word ask to stop letter by letter

ﺍِﺳﺘَﻮﻗَﻒَ
ﺳـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻒ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻒ
 
ـﺎ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
alef
sin
s
ta
t
waw
w
qaf
q
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for ask to stop consists of: The letter alef that is written ﺍ and pronounced . The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) and pronounced s. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) and pronounced t. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w and is a part of the root of the word. 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 fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻒ ) 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﺍِﺳﺘَﻮﻗَﻒَ and pronounced istawqafa.
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The pattern for ask to stop

istaf3ala becomes istawqafa

We have seen that the Arabic word for ask to stop is written ﺍِﺳﺘَﻮﻗَﻒَ and pronounced istawqafa. It follows the pattern verb form 10. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure istaf3ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is istaf3ala and the root letters are w, q and f, the word becomes istawqafa.
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 to stop

Conjugations of ask to stop

past tense
present tense
he
istawqafa
ﺍِﺳﺘَﻮﻗَﻒَ
he - past tense
yastawqifu
ﻳَﺴﺘَﻮﻗِﻒُ
he - present tense
she
istawqafat
ﺍِﺳﺘَﻮﻗَﻔَﺖ
she - past tense
tastawqifu
ﺗَﺴﺘَﻮﻗِﻒُ
she - present tense
I
istawqaftu
ﺍِﺳﺘَﻮﻗَﻔﺖُ
I - past tense
'astawqifu
ﺃَﺳﺘَﻮﻗِﻒُ
I - present tense