Future tense

Future tense

 

 

The future means that the action happens after

 

the time of speaking

 

As in

 

اِحْنا رَحْ نِحْكي عَرَبي

 

/iHnaa raH niHchee ʻarabee/

 

Means

 

We will speak Arabic

 

 

 


 

 

The future form of the verb is the same as the

 

present tense with the prefix رَحْ

 

As in

 

رَحْ نروحْ

 

/raH nrooH/

 

Means

 

We will go

 

 

 


 

 

Conjugating in first person (Singular):

 

آني

 

The prefix رَحْ should precede the verb in present tense

 

As in

 

آني رَحْ أَروحْ

 

/ʼaanee raH ʼarooH/

 

Means

 

will go

 

 

 


 

 

Conjugating in first person (Plural):

 

اِحْنا

 

The prefix رَحْ should precede the verb in present tense

 

As in

 

اِحْنا رَحْ نروحْ

 

/iHnaa raH nrooH/

 

Means

 

We will go

 

 

 


 

Examples:

 

آني رَحْ أَرْجَعْ لِلـ

 

/ʼaanee raH ʼarjaʻ lil/

 

will return to

 

اِحْنا رَحْ نِرْجَعْ لِلـ

 

/iHnaa raH nirjaʻ lil/

 

We will return to

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

آني رَحْ أَروحْ

 

/ʼaanee raH ʼarooH/

 

will go

 

اِحْنا رَحْ نروحْ

 

/iHnaa raH nrooH/

 

We will go

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

آني رَحْ آكُلْ

 

/ʼaanee raH ʼaakul/

 

will eat

 

اِحْنا رَحْ ناكُلْ

 

/iHnaa raH naakul/

 

We will eat

 

 

 


 

السُّوق

 

/issoog/

 

Means

 

The market

 

 

 


 

 

فُسْتان

 

/fustaan/

 

Means

 

Dress

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

الجاي

 

Means

 

Next

 

As in

 

الإِسْبوع الجاي

 

/ilʼisbooʻ iljaay/

 

Means

 

Next week

 

 

 


 

 

بَعَد

 

Means

 

After a…/ In a… (Time related)

 

As in

 

بَعَد شَهَر

 

/baʻad shahar/

 

After a month

 

 

 


 

 

باكِر

 

/baachir/

 

Means

 

Tomorrow

 

 

 


 

 

Conjugating in second person

 

(Masculine/ Singular):

 

إِنْتَه

 

The prefix  رَحْ should precede the verb in present tense

 

As in

 

إِنْتَه رَحْ تروحْ

 

/ʻintah raH trooH/

 

Means

 

You will go (Masculine)

 

 

 


 

Conjugating in second person

 

(Feminine/ Singular)

 

إِنْتِ

 

The prefix رَحْ should precede the verb in present tense

 

إِنْتِ رَحْ تروحين

 

/ʼinti raH trooHeen/

 

Means

 

You will go (Feminine)

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

إِنْتَه رَحْ تِرْجَعْ لِلـ

 

/ʼintah raH tirjaʻ lil/

 

You will go back (Masculine)

 

إِنْتِ رَحْ ترِجْعين لِلـ

 

/ʼinti raH trijʻeen lil/

 

You will go back (Feminine)

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

إِنْتَه رَحْ تِشْرَبْ

 

/ʼintah raH tishrab/

 

You will drink (Masculine)

 

إِنْتِ رَحْ تشُرْبين

 

/ʼinti raH tshurbeen/

 

You will drink (Feminine)

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

إِنْتَه رَحْ تاكُلْ

 

/ʼintah raH taakul/

 

You will eat (Masculine)

 

إِنْتِ رَحْ تاكْلين

 

/ʼinti raH taakleen/

 

You will eat (Feminine)

 

 

 


 

 

Conjugating in third person

 

(Masculine/Singular)

 

هُوَّ

 

The prefix  رَحْ should precede the verb in present tense

 

As in

 

هُوَّ رَحْ يروحْ

 

/huwwah raH yrooH/

 

Means

 

He will go

 

 

 


 

 

Conjugating in third person

 

(Feminine/Singular)

 

هِيَّ

 

The prefix رَحْ should precede the verb in present tense

 

As in

 

هِيَّ رَحْ تروحْ

 

/hiyyah raH trooH/

 

Means

 

She will go

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

هُوَّ رَحْ يِرْجَعْ لِلـ

 

/huwwah raH yirjaʻ lil/

 

He will go back to

 

هِيَّ رَحْ تِرْجَعْ لِلـ

 

/hiyyah raH tirjaʻ lil/

 

She will go back to

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

هُوَّ رَحْ يِشْرَبْ

 

/huwwah raH yishrab/

 

He will drink

 

هِيَّ رَحْ تِشْرَبْ

 

/hiyyah raH tishrab/

 

She will drink

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

هُوَّ رَحْ ياكُلْ

 

/huwwah raH yaakul/

 

He will eat

 

هِيَّ رَحْ تاكُلْ

 

/hiyyah raH taakul/

 

She will eat

 

 

 


 

 

ما

 

Means

 

Will not

 

As in

 

ما رَحْ أَشْرَبْ قَهْوَة باكِر

 

/maa raH ʼashrab gahwah baachir/

 

Means

 

I will not drink coffee tomorrow

 

 

 


 

 

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