Arabic for dig

Hafara
ﺣَﻔَﺮَ
dig – past tense he
yaHfiru
ﻳَﺤﻔِﺮُ
dig – present tense he

The Arabic verb for dig is written ﺣَﻔَﺮَ and pronunced Hafara in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺤﻔِﺮُ and pronounced yaHfiru. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word dig

Important letters:
The root of the word dig consists of three Arabic letters: Ha that is written and pronounced H, fa that is written and pronounced f and ra that is written and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to dig

All letters in dig

ﺣَﻔَﺮَ
ﺣـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺣـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ـﺮ
 
Ha
H
fa
f
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for dig consists of: The letter Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ﺣـ ) and pronounced H 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 fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻔـ ) and pronounced f 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 ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r 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 ﺣَﻔَﺮَ and pronounced Hafara.
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 dig

fa3ala becomes Hafara

We have seen that the Arabic word for dig is written ﺣَﻔَﺮَ and pronounced Hafara. 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 H, f and r, the word becomes Hafara.
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 dig

Conjugations of dig

past tense
present tense
he
Hafara
ﺣَﻔَﺮَ
he - past tense
yaHfiru
ﻳَﺤﻔِﺮُ
he - present tense
she
Hafarat
ﺣَﻔَﺮَﺕ
she - past tense
taHfiru
ﺗَﺤﻔِﺮُ
she - present tense
I
Hafartu
ﺣَﻔَﺮﺕُ
I - past tense
'aHfiru
ﺃَﺣﻔِﺮُ
I - present tense