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The following documentation is located at Template:ar-verb-fa3ala/documentation. [edit]

*Note on template name: The name of this template contains the numeral 3. This numeral is commonly used in Arabic Chat Alphabet to write the Arabic letter ʿayin (). This transcription allows that the template name be written by any ascii keyboard.


This template is used to produce the Arabic verb form faʿala فَعَلَ , faʿula فَعُلَ and faʿila فَعِلَ. To get a certain verb form, enter the three letters making up its root in as prameter 1,2 and 3 in order. Parameter 4 is for the vowel sign of the middle letter it can take a for fatha , u for damma , and i for kasra . To get the verb with shakl (vowel signs) enter shakl=yes.

Tips for easy use[edit]

Because Arabic is bidirectional it messes the left to right direction when input together with left justified text. To make using the template easier you can start with latin letters as place-holders for the Arabic letters then copy-paste the arabic letters in their place a|b|c or x|y|z will do.

Example 1[edit]


Produces: غرق


Produces: غَرَقَ

Example 2[edit]


Produces: حلم


Produces: حَلُمَ

Example 3[edit]


Produces: سمع


Produces: سَمِعَ

This template can also handle weak verbs, verbs with hamza and verbs with doubled last letter or a combination of these. This template cannot handle hollow roots (roots with a vowel letter in the middle) whose vowel letter behaves as consonant e.g. حَوُلَ from ح و ل (These are very rare, however)

Some verbs rendered using this template[edit]

Without vowel signs
ح و ي•حوى غ ر ق•غرق ف ع ل•فعل ء و ن•آن ء و ي•أوى غ و ر•غار ح ي ر•حار ء ز ز•أز
ه ي ء•هاء ر ء ا•رأى ق ز ز•قز ح ي و•حيا س ء م•سئم ن ء و•نأى ج ي ء•جاء د ف ء•دفؤ
ر ض ا•رضى و ص ل•وصل ج و ر•جار ب و ء•باء د ر ء•درأ س م و•سما ح م ي•حمى س ع ا•سعى
ز ح م•زحم ط ل ع•طلع ت ج ر•تجر ض ر ب•ضرب ص ب ر•صبر . . .
With vowel signs
حَوَى غَرَقَ آنَ أَوَى غَارَ حَارَ أَزَّ
هَاءَ رَأَى قَزَّ حَيَا سَئِمَ نَأَى جَاءَ دَفُؤَ
رَضَى وَصَلَ جَارَ بَاءَ دَرَأَ سَمَا حَمَى سَعَى
زَحَمَ طَلَعَ تَجَرَ ضَرَبَ صَبَرَ . . .

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