Arabic for dig
dig – past tense he
dig – present tense he
The Arabic verb for dig is written ﻧَﻘَّﺐَ and pronunced naqqaba in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular).
In present tense, the verb is written ﻳُﻨَﻘِّﺐُ and pronounced yunaqqibu.
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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
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The root of the word dig consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﻥ
and pronounced n
that is written ﻕ
and pronounced q
that is written ﺏ
and pronounced b
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
Words related to dig
The letters of dig
The Arabic word for dig 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 qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ـﻘـ ) 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 beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺐ ) 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 ﻧَﻘَّﺐَ and pronounced naqqaba.
The pattern for dig
fa33ala becomes naqqaba
We have seen that the Arabic word for dig is written ﻧَﻘَّﺐَ and pronounced naqqaba. 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 n, q and b, the word becomes naqqaba.
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 dig
Conjugations of dig
he - past tense
he - present tense
she - past tense
she - present tense
I - past tense
I - present tense