Arabic for command

'amara
ﺃَﻣَﺮَ
command – past tense he
ya'muru
ﻳَﺄﻣُﺮُ
command – present tense he

The Arabic verb for command is written ﺃَﻣَﺮَ and pronunced 'amara in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺄﻣُﺮُ and pronounced ya'muru. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

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

Words related to command

All letters in command

ﺃَﻣَﺮَ
ﻣـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺮ
 
ـﺄ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﺮ
 
alif hamza
'
mim
m
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for command consists of: 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. The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m 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 ﺃَﻣَﺮَ and pronounced 'amara.
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 command

fa3ala becomes 'amara

We have seen that the Arabic word for command is written ﺃَﻣَﺮَ and pronounced 'amara. 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 ', m and r, the word becomes 'amara.
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 command

Conjugations of command

past tense
present tense
he
'amara
ﺃَﻣَﺮَ
he - past tense
ya'muru
ﻳَﺄﻣُﺮُ
he - present tense
she
'amarat
ﺃَﻣَﺮَﺕ
she - past tense
ta'muru
ﺗَﺄﻣُﺮُ
she - present tense
I
'amartu
ﺃَﻣَﺮﺕُ
I - past tense
'aamuru
ﺁﻣُﺮُ
I - present tense