Arabic for worship

3abada
ﻋَﺒَﺪَ
worship – past tense he
ya3budu
ﻳَﻌﺒُﺪُ
worship – present tense he

The Arabic verb for worship is written ﻋَﺒَﺪَ and pronunced 3abada in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻌﺒُﺪُ and pronounced ya3budu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

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Important letters:
The root of the word worship consists of three Arabic letters: ayn that is written and pronounced 3, beh that is written and pronounced b and dal that is written and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to worship

The word worship letter by letter

ﻋَﺒَﺪَ
ﻋـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺪ
 
ﻋـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺪ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺪ
 
ayn
3
beh
b
dal
d
 
 
The Arabic word for worship consists of: The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ﻋـ ) 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. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺒـ ) and pronounced b 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 ﻋَﺒَﺪَ and pronounced 3abada.
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 worship

fa3ala becomes 3abada

We have seen that the Arabic word for worship is written ﻋَﺒَﺪَ and pronounced 3abada. 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 3, b and d, the word becomes 3abada.
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 worship

Conjugations of worship

past tense
present tense
he
3abada
ﻋَﺒَﺪَ
he - past tense
ya3budu
ﻳَﻌﺒُﺪُ
he - present tense
she
3abadat
ﻋَﺒَﺪَﺕ
she - past tense
ta3budu
ﺗَﻌﺒُﺪُ
she - present tense
I
3abadtu
ﻋَﺒَﺪﺕُ
I - past tense
'a3budu
ﺃَﻋﺒُﺪُ
I - present tense