Arabic for defeat, surpass

naDala
ﻧَﻀَﻞَ
defeat, surpass – past tense he
yanDulu
ﻳَﻨﻀُﻞُ
defeat, surpass – present tense he

The Arabic verb for defeat, surpass is written ﻧَﻀَﻞَ and pronunced naDala in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻨﻀُﻞُ and pronounced yanDulu. See more conjugations

Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word defeat, surpass consists of three Arabic letters: nun that is written and pronounced n, Dad that is written and pronounced D and lam that is written and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Word related to defeat, surpass

All letters in defeat, surpass

ﻧَﻀَﻞَ
ﻧـ
ـﻀـ
ـﻞ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻀـ
ـﻞ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﺿـ
ـﻀـ
ـﺾ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
nun
n
Dad
D
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for defeat, surpass consists of: The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ﻧـ ) and pronounced n 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 Dad that is written ﺽ ( here ـﻀـ ) and pronounced D 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 ـﻞ ) 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 ﻧَﻀَﻞَ and pronounced naDala.
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 defeat, surpass

fa3ala becomes naDala

We have seen that the Arabic word for defeat, surpass is written ﻧَﻀَﻞَ and pronounced naDala. 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 n, D and l, the word becomes naDala.
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 defeat, surpass

Conjugations of defeat, surpass

past tense
present tense
he
naDala
ﻧَﻀَﻞَ
he - past tense
yanDulu
ﻳَﻨﻀُﻞُ
he - present tense
she
naDalat
ﻧَﻀَﻠَﺖ
she - past tense
tanDulu
ﺗَﻨﻀُﻞُ
she - present tense
I
naDaltu
ﻧَﻀَﻠﺖُ
I - past tense
'anDulu
ﺃَﻧﻀُﻞُ
I - present tense