Conditional sentences

Conditional sentences

 

بَتْمَنى

 

/batmanaa/

 

Means

 

I wish/ I hope

 

 

 


 

 

بَتْمَنى أَروحْ الأُرْدُن

 

/batmanaa ʼarooH ilʼurdun/

 

Means

 

I hope to travel to Jordan

 

 

 

 


 

 

بَتْمَنى دا

 

/batmanaa da/

 

Means

 

I hope so

 

 

 


 

 

لَوْ

 

/law/

 

Means

 

If

 

لَوْ

 

would be used for possibilities

 

 

 

 


 

 

The conditional sentence in Arabic

 

“لَوْ+Present tense ,Past tense

 

لَوْ زاكِرْت هَتِنْجَحْ

 

/law zaakirt hatingaH/

 

If you study, you will succeed

 

 

 


 

 

Example:

 

لَوْ زاكِرْت هَتِنْجَحْ

 

/law zaakirt hatingaH/

 

Means

 

If you study well, you will pass

 

 

 


 

 

 إِلَّا لَمَّا

 

/ʼillaa lammaa/

 

Means

 

Unless

 

 

 


 

 

مِشْ هَتِنْجَحْ في الاِمْتحان إِلَّا لَمَّا تزاكِرْ

 

/mish hatingaH fee ilimtHaan ʼillaa lammaa tzaakir/

 

Means

 

You will not pass the exam unless you study

 

 

 


 

 

لَوْ

 

/law/

 

Means

 

If

 

would be used to show a fact that would have happened in the past if it is done under certain conditions

 

 

 


 

 

لَوْ كُنْت قَريت الكِتاب دا كُنْت فهِمْت

 

/law kunt ʼarait ilkitaab da kunt fhimt/

 

If you read this book you would have understood

 

 

 


 

 

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