Arabic for touch

lamasa
ﻟَﻤَﺲَ
touch – past tense he
yalmasu
ﻳَﻠﻤَﺲُ
touch – present tense he

The Arabic verb for touch is written ﻟَﻤَﺲَ and pronunced lamasa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻠﻤَﺲُ and pronounced yalmasu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb
Important letters:
The root of the word touch consists of three Arabic letters: lam that is written and pronounced l, mim that is written and pronounced m and sin that is written and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to touch

All letters in touch

ﻟَﻤَﺲَ
ﻟـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺲ
 
ﻟـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺲ
 
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
 
lam
l
mim
m
sin
s
 
 
The Arabic word for touch consists of: The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ﻟـ ) 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. The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻤـ ) 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. The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ـﺲ ) and pronounced s 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 ﻟَﻤَﺲَ and pronounced lamasa.
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 touch

fa3ala becomes lamasa

We have seen that the Arabic word for touch is written ﻟَﻤَﺲَ and pronounced lamasa. 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 l, m and s, the word becomes lamasa.
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 touch

Conjugations of touch

past tense
present tense
he
lamasa
ﻟَﻤَﺲَ
he - past tense
yalmasu
ﻳَﻠﻤَﺲُ
he - present tense
she
lamasat
ﻟَﻤَﺴَﺖ
she - past tense
talmasu
ﺗَﻠﻤَﺲُ
she - present tense
I
lamastu
ﻟَﻤَﺴﺖُ
I - past tense
'almasu
ﺃَﻟﻤَﺲُ
I - present tense