Arabic for expect

tawaqqa3a
ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻊَ
expect – past tense he
yatawaqqa3u
ﻳَﺘَﻮَﻗَّﻊُ
expect – present tense he

The Arabic verb for expect is written ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻊَ and pronunced tawaqqa3a in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺘَﻮَﻗَّﻊُ and pronounced yatawaqqa3u. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word expect

Important letters:
The root of the word expect consists of three Arabic letters: waw that is written and pronounced w, qaf that is written and pronounced q and ayn that is written and pronounced 3. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to expect

All letters in expect

ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻊَ
ﺗـ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻊ
 
ﺗـ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻊ
 
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
 
ta
t
waw
w
qaf
q
ayn
3
 
 
The Arabic word for expect consists of: The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ﺗـ ) 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 short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. 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 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 ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻊَ and pronounced tawaqqa3a.
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The pattern for expect

tafa33ala becomes tawaqqa3a

We have seen that the Arabic word for expect is written ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻊَ and pronounced tawaqqa3a. It follows the pattern verb form 5. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure tafa33ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is tafa33ala and the root letters are w, q and 3, the word becomes tawaqqa3a.
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 expect

Conjugations of expect

past tense
present tense
he
tawaqqa3a
ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻊَ
he - past tense
yatawaqqa3u
ﻳَﺘَﻮَﻗَّﻊُ
he - present tense
she
tawaqqa3at
ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻌَﺖ
she - past tense
tatawaqqa3u
ﺗَﺘَﻮَﻗَّﻊُ
she - present tense
I
tawaqqa3tu
ﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻌﺖُ
I - past tense
'atawaqqa3u
ﺃَﺗَﻮَﻗَّﻊُ
I - present tense