Arabic for not

layasa
ﻟَﻴَﺲَ
not – past tense he
not –

The Arabic verb for not is written ﻟَﻴَﺲَ and pronunced layasa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written och and pronounced . See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: other

Using the word not

Important letters:
The root of the word not consists of the three Arabic letters lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l, ya that is written ﻱ and pronounced y och sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in not

ﻟَﻴَﺲَ
ﻟـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺲ
 
ﻟـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺲ
 
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
 
lam
l
ya
y
sin
s
 
 
The Arabic word for not consists of: The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ﻟـ ) and pronounced l 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 ya that is written ﻱ ( here ـﻴـ ) and pronounced y 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 sin that is written ﺱ ( here ـﺲ ) and pronounced s 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 ﻟَﻴَﺲَ and pronounced layasa.
Arabic is written from right to left. Short vowels are placed above or under the letters, the are usually omitted.
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Conjugations of not

past tense
present tense
he
layasa
ﻟَﻴَﺲَ
he - past tense
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she
layasat
ﻟَﻴَﺴَﺖ
she - past tense
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I
lastu
ﻟَﺴﺖُ
I - past tense
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