Forming the Past Tense Verb in Arabic

Part of the Intermediate Arabic For Dummies Cheat Sheet

In Arabic, the past tense is produced with a system of suffixes. You use the same suffixes regardless of which of the ten verb forms you're using. Here's a table showing the past tense of typical Form I verb so you can spot the suffixes in a pinch.

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