Arabic for swallow

ibtala3a
ﺍِﺑﺘَﻠَﻊَ
swallow – past tense he
yabtali3u
ﻳَﺒﺘَﻠِﻊُ
swallow – present tense he

The Arabic verb for swallow is written ﺍِﺑﺘَﻠَﻊَ and pronunced ibtala3a in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺒﺘَﻠِﻊُ och and pronounced yabtali3u. See more conjugations

Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word swallow consists of the three Arabic letters beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b, lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l och ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in swallow

ﺍِﺑﺘَﻠَﻊَ
ﺑـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻊ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻊ
 
ـﺎ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
 
alef
beh
b
ta
t
lam
l
ayn
3
 
 
The Arabic word for swallow 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 beh that is written ﺏ ( here ﺑـ ) and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. 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 lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻠـ ) 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 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 ﺍِﺑﺘَﻠَﻊَ and pronounced ibtala3a.
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 swallow

ifta3ala becomes ibtala3a

We have seen that the Arabic word for swallow is written ﺍِﺑﺘَﻠَﻊَ and pronounced ibtala3a. It follows the pattern verb form 8. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure ifta3ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is ifta3ala and the root letters are b, l and 3, the word becomes ibtala3a.
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 swallow

Conjugations of swallow

past tense
present tense
he
ibtala3a
ﺍِﺑﺘَﻠَﻊَ
he - past tense
yabtali3u
ﻳَﺒﺘَﻠِﻊُ
he - present tense
she
ibtala3at
ﺍِﺑﺘَﻠَﻌَﺖ
she - past tense
tabtali3u
ﺗَﺒﺘَﻠِﻊُ
she - present tense
I
ibtala3tu
ﺍِﺑﺘَﻠَﻌﺖُ
I - past tense
'abtali3u
ﺃَﺑﺘَﻠِﻊُ
I - present tense