Arabic for lessen

naqaSa
ﻧَﻘَﺺَ
lessen – past tense he
yanquSu
ﻳَﻨﻘُﺺُ
lessen – present tense he

The Arabic verb for lessen is written ﻧَﻘَﺺَ and pronunced naqaSa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻨﻘُﺺُ and pronounced yanquSu. See more conjugations

Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word lessen consists of three Arabic letters: nun that is written and pronounced n, qaf that is written and pronounced q and Sad that is written and pronounced S. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to lessen

All letters in lessen

ﻧَﻘَﺺَ
ﻧـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺺ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺺ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
 
nun
n
qaf
q
Sad
S
 
 
The Arabic word for lessen consists of: The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ﻧـ ) and pronounced n 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 ـﻘـ ) 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 Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ـﺺ ) 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 ﻧَﻘَﺺَ and pronounced naqaSa.
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 lessen

fa3ala becomes naqaSa

We have seen that the Arabic word for lessen is written ﻧَﻘَﺺَ and pronounced naqaSa. 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 n, q and S, the word becomes naqaSa.
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 lessen

Conjugations of lessen

past tense
present tense
he
naqaSa
ﻧَﻘَﺺَ
he - past tense
yanquSu
ﻳَﻨﻘُﺺُ
he - present tense
she
naqaSat
ﻧَﻘَﺼَﺖ
she - past tense
tanquSu
ﺗَﻨﻘُﺺُ
she - present tense
I
naqaStu
ﻧَﻘَﺼﺖُ
I - past tense
'anquSu
ﺃَﻧﻘُﺺُ
I - present tense