Arabic Getting to know the verb “to search” Arabic- Arabic Beginner Lesson 54– Learn Arabic Free Online

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Arabic Getting to know the verb “to search” Arabic- Arabic Beginner Lesson 54– Learn Arabic Free Online

Getting to know the verb “to search” Arabic
Shopping usually involves searching for particular items. In order to help
with your baHth (bah-heth; search), you should be familiar with the verbs
baHatha (bah-hah-thah; searched) and yabHathu (yab-hah-thoo; searching).
Luckily, baHatha is a regular verb, meaning that it has three consonants and
is conjugated in the maaDii (mah-dee; past) tense and muDaari’ (moo-dahreeh;
present) tense using the same patterns of prefixes and suffixes as most
other regular verbs.
Here’s the verb baHatha in the maaDii form:
Form Pronunciation Translation
‘anaa baHathtu ah-nah bah-hath-too I searched
‘anta baHathta ahn-tah bah-hath-tah You searched (MS)
‘anti baHathtii ahn-tee bah-hath-tee You searched (FS)
huwa baHatha hoo-wah bah-hah-thah He searched
hiya baHathat hee-yah bah-hah-that She searched
naHnu baHathnaa nah-noo bah-hath-nah We searched
‘antum baHathtum ahn-toom bah-hath-toom You searched (MP)
‘antunna baHathtunna ahn-too-nah bah-hath-too-nah You searched (FP)
hum baHathuu hoom bah-hah-thoo They searched (MP)
hunna baHathna hoo-nah bah-hath-nah They searched (FP)
antumaa baHathtumaa ahn-too-mah bah-hath- You searched
too-mah (dual/MP/FP)
humaa baHathaa hoo-mah bah-hath-ah They searched
(dual/MP)
humaa baHathataa hoo-mah bah-hah-thah-tah They searched
(dual/FP)
In the muDaari’ form, use the form yabHathu (searching):
Form Pronunciation Translation
‘anaa ‘abHathu ah-nah ab-hah-thoo I am searching
‘anta tabHathu ahn-tah tab-hah-thoo You are searching
(MS)
‘anti tabHathiina ahn-tee tab-hah-thee-nah You are searching
(FS)
huwa yabHathu hoo-wah yab-hah-thoo He is searching
hiya tabHathu hee-yah tab-hah-thoo She is searching

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Form Pronunciation Translation
naHnu nabHathu nah-noo nab-hah-thoo We are searching
‘antum tabHathuuna ahn-toom tab-hah-thoo-nah You are searching
(MP)
‘antunna tabHathna ahn-too-nah tab-hath-nah You are searching
(FP)
hum yabHathuuna hoom yab-hah-thoo-nah They are searching
(MP)
hunna yabHathna hoo-nah yab-hath-nah They are searching
(FP)
antumaa tabHathaani ahn-too-mah tab-hah-thah-nee You are searching
(dual/MP/FP)
humaa yabHathaani hoo-mah yab-hah-thah-nee They are searching
(dual/MP)
humaa tabHathaani hoo-mah tab-hah-thah-nee They are searching
(dual/FP)