أدرك

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

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

  1. to overtake
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 4:78:
      ‎أَيۡنَمَا تَكُونُوا۟ يُدۡرِككُّمُ ٱلۡمَوۡتُ وَلَوۡ كُنتُمۡ فِي بُرُوجࣲ مُّشَيَّدَةࣲ
      ʾaynamā takūnū yudrikkumu l-mawtu wa-law kuntum fī burūjin mušayyadatin
      Wherever you may be, death will overtake you, even if you should be within towers of lofty construction.
  2. to grasp, to understand, to realize

ConjugationEdit