Conditional sentences

Conditional sentences

 

 

بَتْمَنَّى

 

/batmannaa/

 

Means

 

I wish/ I hope

 

 

 


 

 

بَتْمَنَّى أَسافِرْ عَلى الأُرْدُن

 

/batmannaa ʼasaafir ʻalaa ilʼurdun/

 

Means

 

I hope to travel to Jordan

 

 

 


 

 

بَتْمَنَّى هيك

 

/batmannaa haik/

 

Means

 

I hope so

 

 

 


 

 

إِذا

 

/ʼiTHaa/

 

Means

 

If

 

“إِذا”

 

would be used for possibilities

 

 

 


 

 

The conditional sentence in Arabic

 

“إِذا+Present tense ,Past tense

 

إِذا دَرَسِتْ بتِنْجَحْ

 

/ʼiTHaa darasit btinjaH/

 

If you study, you will succeed

 

 

 


 

 

Example:

 

إِذا دَرَسِتْ بتِنْجَحْ

 

/ʼiTHaa darasit btinjaH/

 

Means

 

If you study, you will succeed

 

 

 


 

 

إِلَّا إِذا

 

/ʼillaa ʼiThaa/

 

Means

 

Unless

 

 

 


 

 

ما رَحْ تِنْجَحْ إِلَّا إِذا دَرَسِتْ

 

/maa raH tinjaH ʼillaa ʼiThaa darasit/

 

Means

 

You will not pass unless you study

 

 

 


 

 

لَوْ

 

/law/

 

Means

 

If

 

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

 

 

 


 

 

لَوْ قَرَإِتْ هاد الكتاب بتِفْهَمْ

 

/law qaraʼit haad ilktaab btifham/

 

Means

 

If you read this book you would have understood

 

 

 


 

 

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