Arabic for follow, track

qafara
ﻗَﻔَﺮَ
follow, track – past tense he
yaqfuru
ﻳَﻘﻔُﺮُ
follow, track – present tense he

The Arabic verb for follow, track is written ﻗَﻔَﺮَ and pronunced qafara in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻘﻔُﺮُ and pronounced yaqfuru. See more conjugations

Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word follow, track consists of three Arabic letters: qaf that is written and pronounced q, fa that is written and pronounced f and ra that is written and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to follow, track

All letters in follow, track

ﻗَﻔَﺮَ
ﻗـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ـﺮ
 
qaf
q
fa
f
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for follow, track consists of: The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q 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 ـﻔـ ) 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. The letter ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r 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 ﻗَﻔَﺮَ and pronounced qafara.
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The pattern for follow, track

fa3ala becomes qafara

We have seen that the Arabic word for follow, track is written ﻗَﻔَﺮَ and pronounced qafara. 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 q, f and r, the word becomes qafara.
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 follow, track

Conjugations of follow, track

past tense
present tense
he
qafara
ﻗَﻔَﺮَ
he - past tense
yaqfuru
ﻳَﻘﻔُﺮُ
he - present tense
she
qafarat
ﻗَﻔَﺮَﺕ
she - past tense
taqfuru
ﺗَﻘﻔُﺮُ
she - present tense
I
qafartu
ﻗَﻔَﺮﺕُ
I - past tense
'aqfuru
ﺃَﻗﻔُﺮُ
I - present tense