Arabic for cover, veil

Hajaba
ﺣَﺠَﺐَ
cover, veil – past tense he
yaHjubu
ﻳَﺤﺠُﺐُ
cover, veil – present tense he

The Arabic verb for cover, veil is written ﺣَﺠَﺐَ and pronunced Hajaba in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺤﺠُﺐُ and pronounced yaHjubu. See more conjugations

Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word cover, veil consists of three Arabic letters: Ha that is written and pronounced H, jim that is written and pronounced j and beh that is written and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to cover, veil

All letters in cover, veil

ﺣَﺠَﺐَ
ﺣـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺐ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺐ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
Ha
H
jim
j
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for cover, veil 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 jim that is written ﺝ ( here ـﺠـ ) and pronounced j 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 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 ﺣَﺠَﺐَ and pronounced Hajaba.
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 cover, veil

fa3ala becomes Hajaba

We have seen that the Arabic word for cover, veil is written ﺣَﺠَﺐَ and pronounced Hajaba. 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, j and b, the word becomes Hajaba.
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 cover, veil

Conjugations of cover, veil

past tense
present tense
he
Hajaba
ﺣَﺠَﺐَ
he - past tense
yaHjubu
ﻳَﺤﺠُﺐُ
he - present tense
she
Hajabat
ﺣَﺠَﺒَﺖ
she - past tense
taHjubu
ﺗَﺤﺠُﺐُ
she - present tense
I
Hajabtu
ﺣَﺠَﺒﺖُ
I - past tense
'aHjubu
ﺃَﺣﺠُﺐُ
I - present tense