Arabic for call

hatafa
ﻫَﺘَﻒَ
call – past tense he
yahtifu
ﻳَﻬﺘِﻒُ
call – present tense he

The Arabic verb for call is written ﻫَﺘَﻒَ and pronunced hatafa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻬﺘِﻒُ and pronounced yahtifu. See more conjugations

Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word call consists of three Arabic letters: ha that is written and pronounced h, ta that is written and pronounced t and fa that is written and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to call

All letters in call

ﻫَﺘَﻒَ
ﻫـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻒ
 
ﻫـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻒ
 
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
ha
h
ta
t
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for call consists of: 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 a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) 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 fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻒ ) 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﻫَﺘَﻒَ and pronounced hatafa.
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 call

fa3ala becomes hatafa

We have seen that the Arabic word for call is written ﻫَﺘَﻒَ and pronounced hatafa. 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, t and f, the word becomes hatafa.
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 call

Conjugations of call

past tense
present tense
he
hatafa
ﻫَﺘَﻒَ
he - past tense
yahtifu
ﻳَﻬﺘِﻒُ
he - present tense
she
hatafat
ﻫَﺘَﻔَﺖ
she - past tense
tahtifu
ﺗَﻬﺘِﻒُ
she - present tense
I
hataftu
ﻫَﺘَﻔﺖُ
I - past tense
'ahtifu
ﺃَﻫﺘِﻒُ
I - present tense