Arabic for oppose, resist

qaawama
ﻗَﺎﻭَﻡَ
oppose, resist – past tense he
yuqaawimu
ﻳُﻘَﺎﻭِﻡُ
oppose, resist – present tense he

The Arabic verb for oppose, resist is written ﻗَﺎﻭَﻡَ and pronunced qaawama in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳُﻘَﺎﻭِﻡُ and pronounced yuqaawimu. See more conjugations

Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

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Important letters:
The root of the word oppose, resist consists of three Arabic letters: qaf that is written and pronounced q, waw that is written and pronounced w and mim that is written and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to oppose, resist

All letters in oppose, resist

ﻗَﺎﻭَﻡَ
ﻗـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻗـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ـﺎ
ـﻮ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
qaf
q
alef
waw
w
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for oppose, resist 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w 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 mim that is written ﻡ 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﻗَﺎﻭَﻡَ and pronounced qaawama.
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The pattern for oppose, resist

faa3ala becomes qaawama

We have seen that the Arabic word for oppose, resist is written ﻗَﺎﻭَﻡَ and pronounced qaawama. It follows the pattern verb form 3. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure faa3ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is faa3ala and the root letters are q, w and m, the word becomes qaawama.
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 oppose, resist

Conjugations of oppose, resist

past tense
present tense
he
qaawama
ﻗَﺎﻭَﻡَ
he - past tense
yuqaawimu
ﻳُﻘَﺎﻭِﻡُ
he - present tense
she
qaawamat
ﻗَﺎﻭَﻣَﺖ
she - past tense
tuqaawimu
ﺗُﻘَﺎﻭِﻡُ
she - present tense
I
qaawamtu
ﻗَﺎﻭَﻣﺖُ
I - past tense
'uqaawimu
ﺃُﻗَﺎﻭِﻡُ
I - present tense