أدرك

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Morphologically from the root د ر ك(d-r-k).

Verb[edit]

أَدْرَكَ (ʾadraka) IV, non-past يُدْرِكُ‎‎ (yudriku)

  1. to overtake
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 4:78:
      ‎أَيۡنَمَا تَكُونُوا۟ يُدۡرِككُّمُ ٱلۡمَوۡتُ وَلَوۡ كُنتُمۡ فِي بُرُوجࣲ مُّشَيَّدَةࣲ
      ʾaynamā takūnū yudrikkumu l-mawtu wa-law kuntum fī burūjin mušayyadatin
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. to grasp

Conjugation[edit]