Arabic for do

fa3ala
ﻓَﻌَﻞَ
do – past tense he
yaf3alu
ﻳَﻔﻌَﻞُ
do – present tense he

The Arabic verb for do is written ﻓَﻌَﻞَ and pronunced fa3ala in its basic form (past tense masculinum singular). In present tense, the verb is written ﻳَﻔﻌَﻞُ och and pronounced yaf3alu. See more conjugations

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Part of speech: verb. Pattern: verb

Using the word do

Important letters:
The root of the word do consists of the three Arabic letters fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f, ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3 och lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to do

All letters in do

ﻓَﻌَﻞَ
ﻓـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻞ
 
ﻓـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻞ
 
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
fa
f
ayn
3
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for do consists of: The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ﻓـ ) and pronounced f 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 ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻌـ ) and pronounced 3 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 lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻞ ) 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﻓَﻌَﻞَ and pronounced fa3ala.
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 do

fa3ala becomes fa3ala

We have seen that the Arabic word for do is written ﻓَﻌَﻞَ and pronounced fa3ala. 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 f, 3 and l, the word becomes fa3ala.
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 do

Conjugations of do

past tense
present tense
he
fa3ala
ﻓَﻌَﻞَ
he - past tense
yaf3alu
ﻳَﻔﻌَﻞُ
he - present tense
she
fa3alat
ﻓَﻌَﻠَﺖ
she - past tense
taf3alu
ﺗَﻔﻌَﻞُ
she - present tense
I
fa3altu
ﻓَﻌَﻠﺖُ
I - past tense
'af3alu
ﺃَﻓﻌَﻞُ
I - present tense