استطاع

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ط و ع(ṭ-w-ʿ).

Verb[edit]

اِسْتَطَاعَ ‎(istaṭāʿa) X, non-past يَسْتَطِيعُ‎ (yastaṭīʿu)

  1. to be able to, can (followed by a verbal noun in the accusative or by أَنْ(ʾan) and the subjunctive)
    أَسْتَطِيعُ التَّدْرِيسَ.‎ ― ʾastaṭīʿu t-tadrīsa.I can teach.
    أَسْتَطِيعُ أَنْ أُدَرِّسَ.‎ ― ʾastaṭīʿu ʾan ʾudarrisa.I can teach.

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