Arabic for change

Hawwala
ﺣَﻮَّﻝَ
change – past tense he
yuHawwilu
ﻳُﺤَﻮِّﻝُ
change – present tense he

The Arabic verb for change is written ﺣَﻮَّﻝَ and pronunced Hawwala in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳُﺤَﻮِّﻝُ and pronounced yuHawwilu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word change consists of three Arabic letters: Ha that is written and pronounced H, waw that is written and pronounced w and lam that is written and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to change

All letters in change

ﺣَﻮَّﻝَ
ﺣـ
ـﻮ
 
ﺣـ
ـﻮ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ـﻮ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
Ha
H
waw
w
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for change 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 waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w 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 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﺣَﻮَّﻝَ and pronounced Hawwala.
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 change

fa33ala becomes Hawwala

We have seen that the Arabic word for change is written ﺣَﻮَّﻝَ and pronounced Hawwala. 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 H, w and l, the word becomes Hawwala.
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 change

Conjugations of change

past tense
present tense
he
Hawwala
ﺣَﻮَّﻝَ
he - past tense
yuHawwilu
ﻳُﺤَﻮِّﻝُ
he - present tense
she
Hawwalat
ﺣَﻮَّﻟَﺖ
she - past tense
tuHawwilu
ﺗُﺤَﻮِّﻝُ
she - present tense
I
Hawwaltu
ﺣَﻮَّﻟﺖُ
I - past tense
'uHawwilu
ﺃُﺣَﻮِّﻝُ
I - present tense