Arabic verb conjugation

Arabic ( العربية al-ʿarabīyah) is a Semitic language. It has more speakers than any other language in the Semitic language family. It is spoken by more than 280 million as a first language and by 250 million more as a second language. Modern Standard Arabic is widely taught in schools, universities, and used in workplaces, government and the media.

Arabic verb conjugation by root

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*Arabic language article at WikiVerb
*The Quran with verbs marked for conjugation.

Arabic verb conjugation by infinitive

There is not an infinitive in Arabic, yet some grammar books refer to it when meaning the perfect 3rd person singular masculine.

Below you can conjugate a verb by "infinitive".

Conjugate an Arabic verb:

Fill in the 3rd person singular masculine. See the transliteration below.
Top 10 Arabic verbs conjugated
  1. kataba (write)
  2. faEala (do)
  3. kataba:II ()
  4. kasara (break)
  5. kasara:II (smash)
  6. salima (be safe)
  7. Ealima (know, learn)
  8. Hadava (occur)
  9. $ariba (drink)
  10. $ariba:III (have a drink with someone)

Transliteration of Arabic verbs

Verbix requires the use of the Buckwalter transliteration for entering Arabic verbs. The reason of choosing this transliterarion scheme is that all (almost) the characters are available on a standard (Latin) keyboard.

Name hamza ʼalif bāʼ tāʼ ṯāʼ ǧīm, jīm, gīm ḥāʼ ḫāʼ dāl ḏāl rāʼ zāy sīn šīn ṣād ḍād ṭāʼ ẓāʼ ʻayn ġayn fāʼ qāf kāf lām mīm nūn hāʼ wāw yāʼ
Translit. ' A b t v j H x d * r z s $ S D T Z E g f q k l m n h w y

The transliteration of the following Arabic characters differs from the Buckwalter transliteration.

Arabic ال
Name ʼalif madda tāʼ marbūṭa ʼalif maqṣūra lām ʼalif ʼalif lām
Translit. A` ä ÿ la Al