Arabic for remain, reside

makatha
ﻣَﻜَﺚَ
remain, reside – past tense he
yamkuthu
ﻳَﻤﻜُﺚُ
remain, reside – present tense he

The Arabic verb for remain, reside is written ﻣَﻜَﺚَ and pronunced makatha in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻤﻜُﺚُ and pronounced yamkuthu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word remain, reside consists of three Arabic letters: mim that is written and pronounced m, kaf that is written and pronounced k and tha that is written and pronounced th. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Word related to remain, reside

All letters in remain, reside

ﻣَﻜَﺚَ
ﻣـ
ـﻜـ
ـﺚ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻜـ
ـﺚ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﺛـ
ـﺜـ
ـﺚ
 
mim
m
kaf
k
tha
th
 
 
The Arabic word for remain, reside consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m 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 kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ـﻜـ ) and pronounced k 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 tha that is written ﺙ ( here ـﺚ ) and pronounced th 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 ﻣَﻜَﺚَ and pronounced makatha.
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 remain, reside

fa3ala becomes makatha

We have seen that the Arabic word for remain, reside is written ﻣَﻜَﺚَ and pronounced makatha. 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 m, k and th, the word becomes makatha.
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 remain, reside

Conjugations of remain, reside

past tense
present tense
he
makatha
ﻣَﻜَﺚَ
he - past tense
yamkuthu
ﻳَﻤﻜُﺚُ
he - present tense
she
makathat
ﻣَﻜَﺜَﺖ
she - past tense
tamkuthu
ﺗَﻤﻜُﺚُ
she - present tense
I
makathtu
ﻣَﻜَﺜﺖُ
I - past tense
'amkuthu
ﺃَﻣﻜُﺚُ
I - present tense