Arabic for divorce

Tallaqa
ﻃَﻠَّﻖَ
divorce – past tense he
yuTalliqu
ﻳُﻄَﻠِّﻖُ
divorce – present tense he

The Arabic verb for divorce is written ﻃَﻠَّﻖَ and pronunced Tallaqa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳُﻄَﻠِّﻖُ och and pronounced yuTalliqu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word divorce

Important letters:
The root of the word divorce consists of the three Arabic letters Ta that is written ﻁ and pronounced T, lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l och qaf that is written ﻕ and pronounced q. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to divorce

All letters in divorce

ﻃَﻠَّﻖَ
ﻃـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻖ
 
ﻃـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻖ
 
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
 
Ta
T
lam
l
qaf
q
 
 
The Arabic word for divorce consists of: The letter Ta that is written ﻁ ( here ﻃـ ) 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. 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 qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ـﻖ ) 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﻃَﻠَّﻖَ and pronounced Tallaqa.
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 divorce

fa33ala becomes Tallaqa

We have seen that the Arabic word for divorce is written ﻃَﻠَّﻖَ and pronounced Tallaqa. It follows the pattern verb form 2. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa33ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa33ala and the root letters are T, l and q, the word becomes Tallaqa.
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

Conjugations of divorce

past tense
present tense
he
Tallaqa
ﻃَﻠَّﻖَ
he - past tense
yuTalliqu
ﻳُﻄَﻠِّﻖُ
he - present tense
she
Tallaqat
ﻃَﻠَّﻘَﺖ
she - past tense
tuTalliqu
ﺗُﻄَﻠِّﻖُ
she - present tense
I
Tallaqtu
ﻃَﻠَّﻘﺖُ
I - past tense
'uTalliqu
ﺃُﻃَﻠِّﻖُ
I - present tense