Arabic Word A Day

April 5, 2007

(أكل) – Arabic Word A Day

Filed under: Arabic,verbs — arabicwordadayposts @ 10:30 pm

(أكل) – akala, present tense (يأكل) ya’kulu

Meanings

  1. to eat, he ate
  2. it ate

Examples

  1. akala ‘l-Ta’a_ama
    (أكل الطعام);
    He ate the food.
  2. ma_ dallahum ‘ala_ mawtihi illa_ da_batu ‘l-arDi ta’kulu minsa’atahu.
    (مَا دَلَّهُمْ عَلَى مَوْتِهِ إِلَّا دَابَّةُ الْأَرْضِ تَأْكُلُ مِنسَأَتَهُ);
    …nothing lead them to his having passed away except for an insect that ate away his staff…- Quran 34:14

 

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