Arabic for turn around

talaffata
ﺗَﻠَﻔَّﺖَ
turn around – past tense he
yatalaffatu
ﻳَﺘَﻠَﻔَّﺖُ
turn around – present tense he

The Arabic verb for turn around is written ﺗَﻠَﻔَّﺖَ and pronunced talaffata in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺘَﻠَﻔَّﺖُ och and pronounced yatalaffatu. See more conjugations

Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word turn around

Important letters:
The root of the word turn around consists of the three Arabic letters lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l, fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f och ta that is written ﺕ and pronounced t. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to turn around

All letters in turn around

ﺗَﻠَﻔَّﺖَ
ﺗـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺖ
 
ﺗـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺖ
 
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
 
ta
t
lam
l
fa
f
ta
t
 
 
The Arabic word for turn around consists of: The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ﺗـ ) 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 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 ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺖ ) and pronounced t 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 ﺗَﻠَﻔَّﺖَ and pronounced talaffata.
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The pattern for turn around

tafa33ala becomes talaffata

We have seen that the Arabic word for turn around is written ﺗَﻠَﻔَّﺖَ and pronounced talaffata. It follows the pattern verb form 5. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure tafa33ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is tafa33ala and the root letters are l, f and t, the word becomes talaffata.
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 turn around

Conjugations of turn around

past tense
present tense
he
talaffata
ﺗَﻠَﻔَّﺖَ
he - past tense
yatalaffatu
ﻳَﺘَﻠَﻔَّﺖُ
he - present tense
she
talaffatat
ﺗَﻠَﻔَّﺘَﺖ
she - past tense
tatalaffatu
ﺗَﺘَﻠَﻔَّﺖُ
she - present tense
I
talaffattu
ﺗَﻠَﻔَّﺖُّ
I - past tense
'atalaffatu
ﺃَﺗَﻠَﻔَّﺖُ
I - present tense