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See also: لیس and ليش

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

لَيْسَ (laysa) I

  1. (copulative) not to be
  2. not to exist; (third person) there is not
Usage notesEdit

This is a defective verb. It has only perfect indicative forms with a present-tense meaning. It governs a noun or adjective in the accusative, or takes بِـ (bi-) and the genitive.

لَسْتُ عَالِمًا‎ ― lastu ʿālimanI am not learned
لَسْتُ بِعَالِمٍ‎ ― lastu bi-ʿāliminI am not learned
ConjugationEdit
singular dual plural
1st person لَسْتُ (lastu) لَسْنَا (lasnā)
2nd person m لَسْتَ (lasta) لَسْتُمَا (lastumā) لَسْتُمْ (lastum)
2nd person f لَسْتِ (lasti) لَسْتُمَا (lastumā) لَسْتُنَّ (lastunna)
3rd person m لَيْسَ (laysa) لَيْسَا (laysā) لَيْسُوا (laysū)
3rd person f لَيْسَتْ (laysat) لَيْسَتَا (laysatā) لَسْنَ (lasna)

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

لَيِسَ (layisa) I, non-past يَلْيَسُ‎ (yalyasu)

  1. to be valiant, to be brave, to be courageous
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

لَيَس (layasm

  1. verbal noun of لَيِسَ (layisa) (form I)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

AdjectiveEdit

لِيس (līsm pl

  1. masculine plural of أَلْيَس (ʾalyas)