Arabic for dust

nafaDa
ﻧَﻔَﺾَ
dust – past tense he
yanfuDu
ﻳَﻨﻔُﺾُ
dust – present tense he

The Arabic verb for dust is written ﻧَﻔَﺾَ and pronunced nafaDa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻨﻔُﺾُ and pronounced yanfuDu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word dust

Important letters:
The root of the word dust consists of three Arabic letters: nun that is written and pronounced n, fa that is written and pronounced f and Dad that is written and pronounced D. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Word related to dust

All letters in dust

ﻧَﻔَﺾَ
ﻧـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺾ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺾ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﺿـ
ـﻀـ
ـﺾ
 
nun
n
fa
f
Dad
D
 
 
The Arabic word for dust 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 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 Dad that is written ﺽ ( here ـﺾ ) 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 ﻧَﻔَﺾَ and pronounced nafaDa.
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 dust

fa3ala becomes nafaDa

We have seen that the Arabic word for dust is written ﻧَﻔَﺾَ and pronounced nafaDa. 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, f and D, the word becomes nafaDa.
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 dust

Conjugations of dust

past tense
present tense
he
nafaDa
ﻧَﻔَﺾَ
he - past tense
yanfuDu
ﻳَﻨﻔُﺾُ
he - present tense
she
nafaDat
ﻧَﻔَﻀَﺖ
she - past tense
tanfuDu
ﺗَﻨﻔُﺾُ
she - present tense
I
nafaDtu
ﻧَﻔَﻀﺖُ
I - past tense
'anfuDu
ﺃَﻧﻔُﺾُ
I - present tense