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Vocabulary: Practice Verbs

Practice Verbs

The following is a list of verbs designed, not for vocabulary building, but more for practicing the verb conjugation tables, advanced paradigms, and application of different morphophonemic rules.

Regular Conjugations

The 6 Basic Paradigms

 

Arabic

English

نصَر ينصُر

to help

كتَب يكتُب

to write

بلَغ يبلُغ

to reach

رسَب يرسُب

to fail (e.g. a test)

بسَط يبسُط

to spread; to be spread out

 

Arabic

English

ضرَب يضرِب

to hit

حمَل يحمِل

to carry

حفَر يحفِر

to dig

خزَم يخزِم

to thread together (e.g. pearls)

سدَل يسدِل

to (let something) hang downward

 

Arabic

English

سمِع يسمَع

to hear

علِم يعلَم

to know

شرِب يشرَب

to drink

نهِم ينهَم

to have an insatiable appetite

ثرِم يثرَم

to have gaps between the teeth

 

Arabic

English

فتَح يفتَح

to open; to decide

ذهَب يذهَب

to go; to have an opinion

نفَع ينفَع

to benefit

فرَع يفرَع

to surpass

شغَف يشغَف

to infatuate

 

Arabic

English

كرُم

to be noble

سهُل

to be easy

شرُف

to be eminent/well-bred

طلُق

to be cheerful

شكُس

to be malicious

 

Arabic

English

حسِب يحسِب

to consider/deem

وثِق يثِق

to put one’s confidence in

ورِم يرِم

to be swollen

وعِق يعِق

to be curmudgeonly

وكِم يكِم

to be offensive

 

The Advanced Paradigms

 

Arabic

English

أخرج

to drive out; to direct (a movie)

خرّج

to evict; to train/coach

تخرّج

to graduate

تخارج

to part company

استخرج

to extract/extrapolate

 

Arabic

English

أقطع

to make or let cut

قطّع

to chop/dice/mince; to dismember

قاطع

to part company; to snub; to boycott

تقطّع

to become severed; to become disrupted

تقاطع

to part company; to snub each other

اقتطع

to break off a little bit (e.g. page from a magazine)

استقطع

to deduct

انقطع

to become cut off

Hamza Verbs

Arabic

English

أخَذ يأخُذ

to take

أسِف يأسَف

to regret

أبَد يأبِد

to last/persist

سئِم يسأَم

to be weary/tired

سأَل يسأَل

to ask

دأَب يدأَب

to persist/persevere

قرَأ يقرَأ

to read

جرُؤ يجرُؤ

to dare/have the audacity

آتى

to bring

ايتلف

to be in harmony; coalition

اتّخذ

to adopt (an opinion/dogma/etc)

Assimilated Verbs

Arabic

English

وضَع يضَع

to put

وقَع يقَع

to fall; to occur

وهَب يهَب

to give as a gift; bestow

وجَد يجِد

to find (without necessarily searching)

وثَب يثِب

to jump; to dash

وثِق يثِق

to put confidence in

وجِع يوجَع

to be in / feel pain

وجِل يوجَل

to be scared

وجُه يوجُه

to have distinction/noteworthiness

يبِس ييبَس

to become dry

يئِس ييئَس / يئِس يئِس

to give up totally

يتَم يتِم / يتُم ييتُم / يتِم ييتَم

to be(come) an orphan

يرِع ييرَع

to be a coward

يسِر ييسَر

to be easy

أيقن

to make sure

Hollow Verbs

Arabic

English

قال يقول

to say

تاب يتوب

to repent

ثار يثور

to instigate / stir up commotion

حاط يحوط

to guard

دار يدور

to revolve

دام يدوم

to last/continue

قام يقوم

to stand

باع يبيع

to buy

تام يتيم

to become moonstruck by love

تاه يتيه

to become lost (in an open area)

راع يريع

to flourish

زاد يزيد

to increase

خاف يخاف

to be afraid

كاد يكاد

to plan mischief

نام ينام

to sleep

شاء يشاء

to want

عاف يعاف

to hate

أعاد

to repeat/redo/return

أعان

to assist

اختار

to choose

اصطاد

to hunt

استخار

to seek council

استبان

to become clear

Deficient Verbs

Arabic

English

دعا

to call; to invite

صحا

to wake up

دنا

to come down

علا

to be high/lofty

قضى يقضي

to pass judgement

مضى يمضي

to pass (as in time)

جرى يجري

to flow

بقِي يبقى

to remain

رضِي يرضى

to be pleased (with something)

نسِي ينسى

to forget

أجرى

to make flow

أعطى

to give

زكّى

to purify

سوّى

to make straight

ربّى

to raise/couch/educate/etc

نادى

to call loudly

راعى

to watch intently

تزكّى

to purify oneself

تعالى

to be high and mighty

اصطفى

to choose/distinguish

ابتلى

to test with hardships

احتوى

to be comprised of

استسقى

to look for water

استلقى

to lie down; to throw oneself down

استوى

to settle down / to land

انبغى

to be necessary

Verbs with Duplicate Letters

Arabic

English

سبّ يسُبّ

to insult/swear

كفّ يكُفّ

to refrain

مرّ يمُرّ

to pass by

فرّ يفِرّ

to flee

فزّ يفِزّ

to spring up / jump up

دبّ يدِبّ

to crawl / creep around

أهرّ

to make growl

حاجّ

to argue/dispute (using proofs)

تحاجّ

to debate with each other

اشتدّ

to intensify

امتدّ

to become spread

استبدّ

to monopolize

استدلّ

to ask to be shown (e.g. the way)

استعدّ

to get ready (e.g. for company)

اندقّ

to be crushed

انسلّ

to sneak (steal) something away

Some Highly Deficient Verbs

Arabic

English

ألا يألو

to neglect to do something

أمّ يأُمّ

to lead (e.g. in prayer)

أنى يأني

to draw near

آب يؤوب

to return; to incur (e.g. a penalty)

أوى يأوي

to seek refuge

أيِس يأيَس (يآس)

to despair

آن يئين

to draw near

وخى يخي

to intend

حيّ

to be alive

رأى يرى

to see

اعتور

to alternate

 



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