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See also: FAA, fáa, , faʻa, and fa'a

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

faa (plural faas)

  1. The letter ف in the Arabic script.

AnagramsEdit


Alemannic GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German fāhan, from Proto-Germanic *fanhaną. Compare German fahen, fangen, Dutch vangen, English fang, Icelandic .

VerbEdit

faa

  1. (Uri) to catch

ConjugationEdit

Strong:

Mixed:

ReferencesEdit

  • “faa” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 86.

JamamadíEdit

NounEdit

faa

  1. (Banawá) water

ReferencesEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

faa

  1. Alternative form of fo

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Bantu origin.

VerbEdit

-faa (infinitive kufaa)

  1. to fit
  2. to be suitable or useful

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of -faa
Non-finite forms
Form Positive Negative
Infinitive kufaa kutofaa
Simple finite forms
Positive form Singular Plural
Imperative faa faeni
Habitual hufaa
Complex finite forms
Polarity Persons Persons / Classes Classes
1st 2nd 3rd / M-wa M-mi Ma Ki-vi N U Ku Pa Mu
Sg. Pl. Sg. Pl. Sg. / 1 Pl. / 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 / 14 15 / 17 16 18
Past
Positive nilifaa
nalifaa
tulifaa
twalifaa
ulifaa
walifaa
mlifaa
mwalifaa
alifaa walifaa ulifaa ilifaa lilifaa yalifaa kilifaa vilifaa ilifaa zilifaa ulifaa kulifaa palifaa mulifaa
Negative sikufaa hatukufaa hukufaa hamkufaa hakufaa hawakufaa haukufaa haikufaa halikufaa hayakufaa hakikufaa havikufaa haikufaa hazikufaa haukufaa hakukufaa hapakufaa hamukufaa
Present
Positive ninafaa
nafaa
tunafaa unafaa mnafaa anafaa wanafaa unafaa inafaa linafaa yanafaa kinafaa vinafaa inafaa zinafaa unafaa kunafaa panafaa munafaa
Negative sifai hatufai hufai hamfai hafai hawafai haufai haifai halifai hayafai hakifai havifai haifai hazifai haufai hakufai hapafai hamufai
Future
Positive nitafaa tutafaa utafaa mtafaa atafaa watafaa utafaa itafaa litafaa yatafaa kitafaa vitafaa itafaa zitafaa utafaa kutafaa patafaa mutafaa
Negative sitafaa hatutafaa hutafaa hamtafaa hatafaa hawatafaa hautafaa haitafaa halitafaa hayatafaa hakitafaa havitafaa haitafaa hazitafaa hautafaa hakutafaa hapatafaa hamutafaa
Subjunctive
Positive nifae tufae ufae mfae afae wafae ufae ifae lifae yafae kifae vifae ifae zifae ufae kufae pafae mufae
Negative nisifae tusifae usifae msifae asifae wasifae usifae isifae lisifae yasifae kisifae visifae isifae zisifae usifae kusifae pasifae musifae
Present Conditional
Positive ningefaa tungefaa ungefaa mngefaa angefaa wangefaa ungefaa ingefaa lingefaa yangefaa kingefaa vingefaa ingefaa zingefaa ungefaa kungefaa pangefaa mungefaa
Negative nisingefaa
singefaa
tusingefaa
hatungefaa
usingefaa
hungefaa
msingefaa
hamngefaa
asingefaa
hangefaa
wasingefaa
hawangefaa
usingefaa
haungefaa
isingefaa
haingefaa
lisingefaa
halingefaa
yasingefaa
hayangefaa
kisingefaa
hakingefaa
visingefaa
havingefaa
isingefaa
haingefaa
zisingefaa
hazingefaa
usingefaa
haungefaa
kusingefaa
hakungefaa
pasingefaa
hapangefaa
musingefaa
hamungefaa
Past Conditional
Positive ningalifaa tungalifaa ungalifaa mngalifaa angalifaa wangalifaa ungalifaa ingalifaa lingalifaa yangalifaa kingalifaa vingalifaa ingalifaa zingalifaa ungalifaa kungalifaa pangalifaa mungalifaa
Negative nisingalifaa
singalifaa
tusingalifaa
hatungalifaa
usingalifaa
hungalifaa
msingalifaa
hamngalifaa
asingalifaa
hangalifaa
wasingalifaa
hawangalifaa
usingalifaa
haungalifaa
isingalifaa
haingalifaa
lisingalifaa
halingalifaa
yasingalifaa
hayangalifaa
kisingalifaa
hakingalifaa
visingalifaa
havingalifaa
isingalifaa
haingalifaa
zisingalifaa
hazingalifaa
usingalifaa
haungalifaa
kusingalifaa
hakungalifaa
pasingalifaa
hapangalifaa
musingalifaa
hamungalifaa
Conditional Contrary to Fact
Positive ningelifaa tungelifaa ungelifaa mngelifaa angelifaa wangelifaa ungelifaa ingelifaa lingelifaa yangelifaa kingelifaa vingelifaa ingelifaa zingelifaa ungelifaa kungelifaa pangelifaa mungelifaa
Gnomic
Positive nafaa twafaa wafaa mwafaa afaa wafaa wafaa yafaa lafaa yafaa chafaa vyafaa yafaa zafaa wafaa kwafaa pafaa mwafaa
Perfect
Positive nimefaa tumefaa umefaa mmefaa amefaa wamefaa umefaa imefaa limefaa yamefaa kimefaa vimefaa imefaa zimefaa umefaa kumefaa pamefaa mumefaa
"Already"
Positive nimeshafaa tumeshafaa umeshafaa mmeshafaa ameshafaa wameshafaa umeshafaa imeshafaa limeshafaa yameshafaa kimeshafaa vimeshafaa imeshafaa zimeshafaa umeshafaa kumeshafaa pameshafaa mumeshafaa
"Not yet"
Negative sijafaa hatujafaa hujafaa hamjafaa hajafaa hawajafaa haujafaa haijafaa halijafaa hayajafaa hakijafaa havijafaa haijafaa hazijafaa haujafaa hakujafaa hapajafaa hamujafaa
"If/When"
Positive nikifaa tukifaa ukifaa mkifaa akifaa wakifaa ukifaa ikifaa likifaa yakifaa kikifaa vikifaa ikifaa zikifaa ukifaa kukifaa pakifaa mukifaa
"If not"
Negative nisipofaa tusipofaa usipofaa msipofaa asipofaa wasipofaa usipofaa isipofaa lisipofaa yasipofaa kisipofaa visipofaa isipofaa zisipofaa usipofaa kusipofaa pasipofaa musipofaa
Consecutive
Positive nikafaa tukafaa ukafaa mkafaa akafaa wakafaa ukafaa ikafaa likafaa yakafaa kikafaa vikafaa ikafaa zikafaa ukafaa kukafaa pakafaa mukafaa
Relative Forms
Past
ye naliyefaa twaliyefaa waliyefaa mwaliyefaa aliyefaa waliyefaa uliyefaa iliyefaa liliyefaa yaliyefaa kiliyefaa viliyefaa iliyefaa ziliyefaa uliyefaa kuliyefaa paliyefaa muliyefaa
o naliofaa twaliofaa waliofaa mwaliofaa aliofaa waliofaa uliofaa iliofaa liliofaa yaliofaa kiliofaa viliofaa iliofaa ziliofaa uliofaa kuliofaa paliofaa muliofaa
yo naliyofaa twaliyofaa waliyofaa mwaliyofaa aliyofaa waliyofaa uliyofaa iliyofaa liliyofaa yaliyofaa kiliyofaa viliyofaa iliyofaa ziliyofaa uliyofaa kuliyofaa paliyofaa muliyofaa
lo nalilofaa twalilofaa walilofaa mwalilofaa alilofaa walilofaa ulilofaa ililofaa lililofaa yalilofaa kililofaa vililofaa ililofaa zililofaa ulilofaa kulilofaa palilofaa mulilofaa
cho nalichofaa twalichofaa walichofaa mwalichofaa alichofaa walichofaa ulichofaa ilichofaa lilichofaa yalichofaa kilichofaa vilichofaa ilichofaa zilichofaa ulichofaa kulichofaa palichofaa mulichofaa
vyo nalivyofaa twalivyofaa walivyofaa mwalivyofaa alivyofaa walivyofaa ulivyofaa ilivyofaa lilivyofaa yalivyofaa kilivyofaa vilivyofaa ilivyofaa zilivyofaa ulivyofaa kulivyofaa palivyofaa mulivyofaa
zo nalizofaa twalizofaa walizofaa mwalizofaa alizofaa walizofaa ulizofaa ilizofaa lilizofaa yalizofaa kilizofaa vilizofaa ilizofaa zilizofaa ulizofaa kulizofaa palizofaa mulizofaa
ko nalikofaa twalikofaa walikofaa mwalikofaa alikofaa walikofaa ulikofaa ilikofaa lilikofaa yalikofaa kilikofaa vilikofaa ilikofaa zilikofaa ulikofaa kulikofaa palikofaa mulikofaa
po nalipofaa twalipofaa walipofaa mwalipofaa alipofaa walipofaa ulipofaa ilipofaa lilipofaa yalipofaa kilipofaa vilipofaa ilipofaa zilipofaa ulipofaa kulipofaa palipofaa mulipofaa
mo nalimofaa twalimofaa walimofaa mwalimofaa alimofaa walimofaa ulimofaa ilimofaa lilimofaa yalimofaa kilimofaa vilimofaa ilimofaa zilimofaa ulimofaa kulimofaa palimofaa mulimofaa
Present
ye nayefaa tunayefaa unayefaa mnayefaa anayefaa wanayefaa unayefaa inayefaa linayefaa yanayefaa kinayefaa vinayefaa inayefaa zinayefaa unayefaa kunayefaa panayefaa munayefaa
o naofaa tunaofaa unaofaa mnaofaa anaofaa wanaofaa unaofaa inaofaa linaofaa yanaofaa kinaofaa vinaofaa inaofaa zinaofaa unaofaa kunaofaa panaofaa munaofaa
yo nayofaa tunayofaa unayofaa mnayofaa anayofaa wanayofaa unayofaa inayofaa linayofaa yanayofaa kinayofaa vinayofaa inayofaa zinayofaa unayofaa kunayofaa panayofaa munayofaa
lo nalofaa tunalofaa unalofaa mnalofaa analofaa wanalofaa unalofaa inalofaa linalofaa yanalofaa kinalofaa vinalofaa inalofaa zinalofaa unalofaa kunalofaa panalofaa munalofaa
cho nachofaa tunachofaa unachofaa mnachofaa anachofaa wanachofaa unachofaa inachofaa linachofaa yanachofaa kinachofaa vinachofaa inachofaa zinachofaa unachofaa kunachofaa panachofaa munachofaa
vyo navyofaa tunavyofaa unavyofaa mnavyofaa anavyofaa wanavyofaa unavyofaa inavyofaa linavyofaa yanavyofaa kinavyofaa vinavyofaa inavyofaa zinavyofaa unavyofaa kunavyofaa panavyofaa munavyofaa
zo nazofaa tunazofaa unazofaa mnazofaa anazofaa wanazofaa unazofaa inazofaa linazofaa yanazofaa kinazofaa vinazofaa inazofaa zinazofaa unazofaa kunazofaa panazofaa munazofaa
ko nakofaa tunakofaa unakofaa mnakofaa anakofaa wanakofaa unakofaa inakofaa linakofaa yanakofaa kinakofaa vinakofaa inakofaa zinakofaa unakofaa kunakofaa panakofaa munakofaa
po napofaa tunapofaa unapofaa mnapofaa anapofaa wanapofaa unapofaa inapofaa linapofaa yanapofaa kinapofaa vinapofaa inapofaa zinapofaa unapofaa kunapofaa panapofaa munapofaa
mo namofaa tunamofaa unamofaa mnamofaa anamofaa wanamofaa unamofaa inamofaa linamofaa yanamofaa kinamofaa vinamofaa inamofaa zinamofaa unamofaa kunamofaa panamofaa munamofaa
Future
ye nitakayefaa tutakayefaa utakayefaa mtakayefaa atakayefaa watakayefaa utakayefaa itakayefaa litakayefaa yatakayefaa kitakayefaa vitakayefaa itakayefaa zitakayefaa utakayefaa kutakayefaa patakayefaa mutakayefaa
o nitakaofaa tutakaofaa utakaofaa mtakaofaa atakaofaa watakaofaa utakaofaa itakaofaa litakaofaa yatakaofaa kitakaofaa vitakaofaa itakaofaa zitakaofaa utakaofaa kutakaofaa patakaofaa mutakaofaa
yo nitakayofaa tutakayofaa utakayofaa mtakayofaa atakayofaa watakayofaa utakayofaa itakayofaa litakayofaa yatakayofaa kitakayofaa vitakayofaa itakayofaa zitakayofaa utakayofaa kutakayofaa patakayofaa mutakayofaa
lo nitakalofaa tutakalofaa utakalofaa mtakalofaa atakalofaa watakalofaa utakalofaa itakalofaa litakalofaa yatakalofaa kitakalofaa vitakalofaa itakalofaa zitakalofaa utakalofaa kutakalofaa patakalofaa mutakalofaa
cho nitakachofaa tutakachofaa utakachofaa mtakachofaa atakachofaa watakachofaa utakachofaa itakachofaa litakachofaa yatakachofaa kitakachofaa vitakachofaa itakachofaa zitakachofaa utakachofaa kutakachofaa patakachofaa mutakachofaa
vyo nitakavyofaa tutakavyofaa utakavyofaa mtakavyofaa atakavyofaa watakavyofaa utakavyofaa itakavyofaa litakavyofaa yatakavyofaa kitakavyofaa vitakavyofaa itakavyofaa zitakavyofaa utakavyofaa kutakavyofaa patakavyofaa mutakavyofaa
zo nitakazofaa tutakazofaa utakazofaa mtakazofaa atakazofaa watakazofaa utakazofaa itakazofaa litakazofaa yatakazofaa kitakazofaa vitakazofaa itakazofaa zitakazofaa utakazofaa kutakazofaa patakazofaa mutakazofaa
ko nitakakofaa tutakakofaa utakakofaa mtakakofaa atakakofaa watakakofaa utakakofaa itakakofaa litakakofaa yatakakofaa kitakakofaa vitakakofaa itakakofaa zitakakofaa utakakofaa kutakakofaa patakakofaa mutakakofaa
po nitakapofaa tutakapofaa utakapofaa mtakapofaa atakapofaa watakapofaa utakapofaa itakapofaa litakapofaa yatakapofaa kitakapofaa vitakapofaa itakapofaa zitakapofaa utakapofaa kutakapofaa patakapofaa mutakapofaa
mo nitakamofaa tutakamofaa utakamofaa mtakamofaa atakamofaa watakamofaa utakamofaa itakamofaa litakamofaa yatakamofaa kitakamofaa vitakamofaa itakamofaa zitakamofaa utakamofaa kutakamofaa patakamofaa mutakamofaa
General Positive
ye nifaaye tufaaye ufaaye mfaaye afaaye wafaaye ufaaye ifaaye lifaaye yafaaye kifaaye vifaaye ifaaye zifaaye ufaaye kufaaye pafaaye mufaaye
o nifaao tufaao ufaao mfaao afaao wafaao ufaao ifaao lifaao yafaao kifaao vifaao ifaao zifaao ufaao kufaao pafaao mufaao
yo nifaayo tufaayo ufaayo mfaayo afaayo wafaayo ufaayo ifaayo lifaayo yafaayo kifaayo vifaayo ifaayo zifaayo ufaayo kufaayo pafaayo mufaayo
lo nifaalo tufaalo ufaalo mfaalo afaalo wafaalo ufaalo ifaalo lifaalo yafaalo kifaalo vifaalo ifaalo zifaalo ufaalo kufaalo pafaalo mufaalo
cho nifaacho tufaacho ufaacho mfaacho afaacho wafaacho ufaacho ifaacho lifaacho yafaacho kifaacho vifaacho ifaacho zifaacho ufaacho kufaacho pafaacho mufaacho
vyo nifaavyo tufaavyo ufaavyo mfaavyo afaavyo wafaavyo ufaavyo ifaavyo lifaavyo yafaavyo kifaavyo vifaavyo ifaavyo zifaavyo ufaavyo kufaavyo pafaavyo mufaavyo
zo nifaazo tufaazo ufaazo mfaazo afaazo wafaazo ufaazo ifaazo lifaazo yafaazo kifaazo vifaazo ifaazo zifaazo ufaazo kufaazo pafaazo mufaazo
ko nifaako tufaako ufaako mfaako afaako wafaako ufaako ifaako lifaako yafaako kifaako vifaako ifaako zifaako ufaako kufaako pafaako mufaako
po nifaapo tufaapo ufaapo mfaapo afaapo wafaapo ufaapo ifaapo lifaapo yafaapo kifaapo vifaapo ifaapo zifaapo ufaapo kufaapo pafaapo mufaapo
mo nifaamo tufaamo ufaamo mfaamo afaamo wafaamo ufaamo ifaamo lifaamo yafaamo kifaamo vifaamo ifaamo zifaamo ufaamo kufaamo pafaamo mufaamo
General Negative
ye nisiyefaa tusiyefaa usiyefaa msiyefaa asiyefaa wasiyefaa usiyefaa isiyefaa lisiyefaa yasiyefaa kisiyefaa visiyefaa isiyefaa zisiyefaa usiyefaa kusiyefaa pasiyefaa musiyefaa
o nisiofaa tusiofaa usiofaa msiofaa asiofaa wasiofaa usiofaa isiofaa lisiofaa yasiofaa kisiofaa visiofaa isiofaa zisiofaa usiofaa kusiofaa pasiofaa musiofaa
yo nisiyofaa tusiyofaa usiyofaa msiyofaa asiyofaa wasiyofaa usiyofaa isiyofaa lisiyofaa yasiyofaa kisiyofaa visiyofaa isiyofaa zisiyofaa usiyofaa kusiyofaa pasiyofaa musiyofaa
lo nisilofaa tusilofaa usilofaa msilofaa asilofaa wasilofaa usilofaa isilofaa lisilofaa yasilofaa kisilofaa visilofaa isilofaa zisilofaa usilofaa kusilofaa pasilofaa musilofaa
cho nisichofaa tusichofaa usichofaa msichofaa asichofaa wasichofaa usichofaa isichofaa lisichofaa yasichofaa kisichofaa visichofaa isichofaa zisichofaa usichofaa kusichofaa pasichofaa musichofaa
vyo nisivyofaa tusivyofaa usivyofaa msivyofaa asivyofaa wasivyofaa usivyofaa isivyofaa lisivyofaa yasivyofaa kisivyofaa visivyofaa isivyofaa zisivyofaa usivyofaa kusivyofaa pasivyofaa musivyofaa
zo nisizofaa tusizofaa usizofaa msizofaa asizofaa wasizofaa usizofaa isizofaa lisizofaa yasizofaa kisizofaa visizofaa isizofaa zisizofaa usizofaa kusizofaa pasizofaa musizofaa
ko nisikofaa tusikofaa usikofaa msikofaa asikofaa wasikofaa usikofaa isikofaa lisikofaa yasikofaa kisikofaa visikofaa isikofaa zisikofaa usikofaa kusikofaa pasikofaa musikofaa
po nisipofaa tusipofaa usipofaa msipofaa asipofaa wasipofaa usipofaa isipofaa lisipofaa yasipofaa kisipofaa visipofaa isipofaa zisipofaa usipofaa kusipofaa pasipofaa musipofaa
mo nisimofaa tusimofaa usimofaa msimofaa asimofaa wasimofaa usimofaa isimofaa lisimofaa yasimofaa kisimofaa visimofaa isimofaa zisimofaa usimofaa kusimofaa pasimofaa musimofaa
Not all possible forms are listed in the table. Transitive verbs can take object concords and many other forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

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