ليس

See also: لیس

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

لَيْسَ ‎(laysa) I

  1. it is not
Usage notesEdit

This is a defective verb that has only the perfect indicative forms. It governs a noun in the accusative, or takes بِ + the genitive.

لَسْتُ عَالِمًا (lástu ʕāliman) — I am not learned (accusative)
لَسْتُ بعَالِمٍ (lástu bi-ʕālimin) — I am not learned (genitive)
ConjugationEdit
singular dual plural
1st person لَسْتُ لَسْنَا
2nd person m لَسْتَ لَسْتُمَا لَسْتُمْ
2nd person f لَسْتِ لَسْتُمَا لَسْتُنَّ
3rd person m لَيْسَ لَيْسَا لَيْسُوا
3rd person f لَيْسَتْ لَيْسَتَا لَسْنَ

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)
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