Arabic for dance

raqaSa
ﺭَﻗَﺺَ
dance – past tense he
yarquSu
ﻳَﺮﻗُﺺُ
dance – present tense he

The Arabic verb for dance is written ﺭَﻗَﺺَ and pronunced raqaSa in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﺮﻗُﺺُ and pronounced yarquSu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word dance

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Important letters:
The root of the word dance consists of three Arabic letters: ra that is written and pronounced r, qaf that is written and pronounced q and Sad that is written and pronounced S. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to dance

The word dance letter by letter

ﺭَﻗَﺺَ
ﻗـ
ـﺺ
 
ﻗـ
ـﺺ
 
ـﺮ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
 
ra
r
qaf
q
Sad
S
 
 
The Arabic word for dance consists of: The letter ra that is written ﺭ 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. 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 Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ـﺺ ) 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 ﺭَﻗَﺺَ and pronounced raqaSa.
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 dance

fa3ala becomes raqaSa

We have seen that the Arabic word for dance is written ﺭَﻗَﺺَ and pronounced raqaSa. 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 r, q and S, the word becomes raqaSa.
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 dance

Conjugations of dance

past tense
present tense
he
raqaSa
ﺭَﻗَﺺَ
he - past tense
yarquSu
ﻳَﺮﻗُﺺُ
he - present tense
she
raqaSat
ﺭَﻗَﺼَﺖ
she - past tense
tarquSu
ﺗَﺮﻗُﺺُ
she - present tense
I
raqaStu
ﺭَﻗَﺼﺖُ
I - past tense
'arquSu
ﺃَﺭﻗُﺺُ
I - present tense