Verbs in Arabic

Verbs are a key part of any language. The Arabic verbs list below will help you learn common Arabic verbs in no time. Together with other basic nouns and adjectives, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Arabic. For even more Arabic verbs, take a look at our learning resources for Arabic at the end of the page.

Basic Arabic Verbs

to open in Arabicيفتح (yaftah)
to close in Arabicيغلق (yaghliq)
to sit in Arabicيجلس (yujlis)
to stand in Arabicيقف (yaqif)
to know in Arabicيعرف (yerf)
to think in Arabicيفكر (yufakir)
to win in Arabicيفوز (yafuz)
to lose in Arabicيخسر (yakhsar)
to ask in Arabicيسأل (yas'al)
to answer in Arabicيجيب (yujib)
to help in Arabicيساعد (yusaeid)
to like in Arabicيعجب (yuejib)
to kiss in Arabicيقبل (yaqbal)
to eat in Arabicيتناول (yatanawal)
to drink in Arabicيشرب (yashrab)

Arabic Action Words

to take in Arabicيأخذ (yakhudh)
to put in Arabicيضع (yadae)
to find in Arabicيجد (yajid)
to steal in Arabicيسرق (yasriq)
to kill in Arabicيقتل (yuqtal)
to fly in Arabicيطير (yatir)
to attack in Arabicيهاجم (yuhajim)
to defend in Arabicيدافع (yudafie)
to fall in Arabicيسقط (yasqut)
to choose in Arabicيختار (yakhtar)

Movements in Arabic

to run in Arabicيجري (yajri)
to swim in Arabicيسبح (yusabih)
to jump in Arabicيقفز (yaqfaz)
to pull in Arabicيسحب (yashab)
to push in Arabicيدفع (yadfae)
to throw in Arabicيرمي (yarmi)
to crawl in Arabicيزحف (yazahaf)
to fight in Arabicيقاتل (yuqatil)
to catch in Arabicيمسك (yumsik)
to roll in Arabicيلف (yalufu)

Arabic Business Verbs

to buy in Arabicيشتري (yashtari)
to pay in Arabicيدفع نقود (yadfae naqud)
to sell in Arabicيبيع (yabie)
to study in Arabicيدرس (yadrus)
to call in Arabicيجري مكالمة هاتفية (yajri mukalamatan hatifia)
to read in Arabicيقرأ (yaqra)
to write in Arabicيكتب (yaktub)
to calculate in Arabicيحسب (yahsab)
to measure in Arabicيقيس (yaqis)
to earn in Arabicيكسب (yaksib)
to count in Arabicيحسب (yahsab)
to scan in Arabicيمسح (yamasah)
to print in Arabicيطبع (yatbae)

Arabic Vocabulary Books

Learn Arabic - Quick / Easy / Efficient

Learn Arabic - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Arabic word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Arabic words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.

Arabic Vocabulary Book

This Arabic vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

Arabic Flashcards


Arabic Flashcards Online

On our partner platform Flashcardo you can find Arabic flashcards to practice online for free ordered by topics and frequency of use, similar to our two vocabulary books above.

Printable Arabic Flashcards

With this downloadable product you get all Arabic flashcards available on in various formats for you to use. In detail you get 1 EPUB ebook, 2 PDF vocabulary lists and 8 printable flashcard PDFs.

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