Arabic for lament

nadaba
ﻧَﺪَﺏَ
lament – past tense he
yandubu
ﻳَﻨﺪُﺏُ
lament – present tense he

The Arabic verb for lament is written ﻧَﺪَﺏَ and pronunced nadaba in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻨﺪُﺏُ and pronounced yandubu. See more conjugations

Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word lament consists of three Arabic letters: nun that is written and pronounced n, dal that is written and pronounced d and beh that is written and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to lament

All letters in lament

ﻧَﺪَﺏَ
ﻧـ
ـﺪ
 
ﻧـ
ـﺪ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ـﺪ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
nun
n
dal
d
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for lament 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 dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) 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 beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b 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 ﻧَﺪَﺏَ and pronounced nadaba.
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 lament

fa3ala becomes nadaba

We have seen that the Arabic word for lament is written ﻧَﺪَﺏَ and pronounced nadaba. 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 b, the word becomes nadaba.
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 lament

Conjugations of lament

past tense
present tense
he
nadaba
ﻧَﺪَﺏَ
he - past tense
yandubu
ﻳَﻨﺪُﺏُ
he - present tense
she
nadabat
ﻧَﺪَﺑَﺖ
she - past tense
tandubu
ﺗَﻨﺪُﺏُ
she - present tense
I
nadabtu
ﻧَﺪَﺑﺖُ
I - past tense
'andubu
ﺃَﻧﺪُﺏُ
I - present tense