Lesson 4 – Verb Conjugation

Ibn Zamrak, kufico
al-hambra, Granada

The Verb to Write, KATABA, كَتَبَ

The verb Kataba means literally “he wrote”, which is the infinitive form of the verb “to write”.

The lessons about verbs conjugation start with the Past Tense.

SINGULAR:

كَتَبْتُ  
katabtu  
I wrote  
كَتَبْتَ
katabta
you (masculine) wrote
كَتَبْتِ
katabti
you (feminine) wrote
كَتَبَ
kataba
he wrote
كَتَبَتْ
katabat
she wrote

PLURAL:

كَتَبْنَا
katabnā  
we wrote  
كَتَبْتُمْ  
katabtum  
you all (masculine) wrote  
كَتَبْتُنَّ  
katabtunna
you all (feminine) wrote
كَتَبُوا
katabū
they (masculine) wrote
كَتَبْنَ
katabna
they (feminine) wrote
DUAL FORM : كَتَبْتُمَا
katabtumā
you two wrote
كَتَبَا
katabā
they two (masculine) wrote
كَتَبَتَا
katabatā
they two (feminine) wrote