Conditional sentences

Conditional sentences

 

 

بِتْمَنَّى

 

/bitmannaa/

 

Means

 

I wish/ I hope

 

 

 


 

 

بِتْمَنَّى سافِرْ عَالأُرْدُن

 

/bitmannaa saafir ʻalʼurdun/

 

Means

 

I hope to travel to Jordan

 

 

 


 

 

بِتْمَنَّى هاد الشي

 

/bitmannaa haad ishee/

 

Means

 

I hope so

 

 

 


 

 

إِزا

 

/ʼizaa/

 

Means

 

If

 

“إِزا”

 

would be used for possibilities

 

 

 


 

 

The conditional sentence in Arabic

 

“إِزا + Present tense ,Past tense

 

إِزا دَرَسِتْ بتِنْجَحْ

 

/ʼizaa darasit raH tinjaH/

 

If you study, you will succeed

 

 

 


 

 

Example:

 

إِزا دَرَسِتْ رَحْ تِنْجَحْ

 

/ʼizaa darasit raH tinjaH/

 

Means

 

If you study, you will succeed

 

 

 


 

 

إِلَّا إِزا

 

/ʼillaa ʼizaa/

 

Means

 

Unless

 

 

 


 

 

ما رَحْ تِنْجَحْ بِالإِمْتِحان إِلَّا إِزا دَرَسِتْ

 

/maa raH tinjaH bilʼimtiHaan ʼillaa ʼizaa 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 قَرَيتْ هاد الكتاب كِنْت فهِمِتْ

 

/law ʼarait haad ilktaab kint fhimit/

 

Means

 

If you read this book you would have understood

 

 

 


 

 

 

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