Arabic for fear

rahiba
ﺭَﻫِﺐَ
fear – past tense he
yarhabu
ﻳَﺮﻫَﺐُ
fear – present tense he

The Arabic verb for fear is written ﺭَﻫِﺐَ and pronunced rahiba in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺮﻫَﺐُ och and pronounced yarhabu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word fear consists of the three Arabic letters ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r, ha that is written ﻩ and pronounced h och beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to fear

All letters in fear

ﺭَﻫِﺐَ
ﻫـ
ـﺐ
 
ﻫـ
ـﺐ
 
ـﺮ
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
ra
r
ha
h
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for fear consists of: The letter ra that is written ﺭ 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. The letter ha that is written ﻩ ( here ﻫـ ) and pronounced h and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺐ ) 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﺭَﻫِﺐَ and pronounced rahiba.
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 fear

fa3ila becomes rahiba

We have seen that the Arabic word for fear is written ﺭَﻫِﺐَ and pronounced rahiba. It follows the pattern verb form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3ila where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3ila and the root letters are r, h and b, the word becomes rahiba.
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 fear

Conjugations of fear

past tense
present tense
he
rahiba
ﺭَﻫِﺐَ
he - past tense
yarhabu
ﻳَﺮﻫَﺐُ
he - present tense
she
rahibat
ﺭَﻫِﺒَﺖ
she - past tense
tarhabu
ﺗَﺮﻫَﺐُ
she - present tense
I
rahibtu
ﺭَﻫِﺒﺖُ
I - past tense
'arhabu
ﺃَﺭﻫَﺐُ
I - present tense