فاجأ

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ف ج ء(f-j-ʾ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /faː.d͡ʒa.ʔa/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

فَاجَأَ (fājaʾa) III, non-past يُفَاجِئُ‎‎ (yufājiʾu)

  1. to overtake, to descend upon or confront unexpectedly, to ambush; to surprise

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “فجء”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Moroccan ArabicEdit

Root
ف ج ء

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Arabic فَاجَأَ(fājaʾa). Doublet of فاجى(fāja)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

فاجأ (fājaʔ) (form III, non-past يفاجئ(yfājaʔ), verbal noun مفاجأة(mufājaʔa), active participle مفاجي(mfājaʔ), passive participle متفاجئ(mitfājaʔ))

  1. (transitive) to surprise

ConjugationEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


South Levantine ArabicEdit

Root
ف ج ء

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Arabic فَاجَأَ(fājaʾa).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /faː.ʒaʔ/, [ˈfæː.ʒaʔ], [ˈfæː.d͡ʒaʔ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

فاجأ (fājaʔ) (form III, present بفاجئ(bifājeʔ))

  1. to surprise
    Synonyms: لخم(laḵam), نقّز(naʔʔaz)

ConjugationEdit

    Conjugation of فاجأ (fājaʔ)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m فاجأت (fājaʔt) فاجأت (fājaʔt) فاجأ (fājaʔ) فاجأنا (fājaʔna) فاجأتو (fājaʔtu) فاجأو (fājaʔu)
f فاجأتي (fājaʔti) فاجأت (fājaʔat)
present m بفاجئ (bafājeʔ) بتفاجئ (bitfājeʔ) بفاجئ (bifājeʔ) منفاجئ (minfājeʔ) بتفاجئو (bitfājʔu) بفاجئو (bifājʔu)
f بتفاجئي (bitfājʔi) بتفاجئ (bitfājeʔ)
subjunctive m افاجئ (afājeʔ) تفاجئ (tfājeʔ) يفاجئ (yfājeʔ) نفاجئ (nfājeʔ) تفاجئو (tfājʔu) يفاجئو (yfājʔu)
f تفاجئي (tfājʔi) تفاجئ (tfājeʔ)
imperative m فاجئ (fājeʔ) فاجئو (fājʔu)
f فاجئي (fājʔi)