to hear in levantine arabic

Verb To Hear/ Listen in Levantine Arabic سمع

Learn the conjugation of the verb to hear/listen in Levantine Arabic.

This post includes full conjugation of the verb to hear/listen for the Present, Past and Future tense. We want to make the Arabic pronunciation easier for you so on our website we add both – short vowels and transliteration of Arabic words.

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To hear/listen in Levantine Arabic – Present

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I hear/listenبَسْمَعbasma3
You (m.) hear/listenبْتِسْمَعbtisma3
You (f.) hear/listenبْتِسْمَعيbtisma3ii
He hears/listensبِسْمَعbisma3
She hears/listensبْتِسْمَعbtisma3
We hear/listenمْنِسْمَعmnisma3
You (pl.) hear/listenبْتِسْمَعواbtisma3oo
They hear/listenبِسْمَعواbisma3oo


I heard/listenedسْمِعْتsmi3t
You (m.) heard/listenedسْمِعْتsmi3t
You (f.) heard/listenedسْمِعْتِsmi3ti
He heard/listenedسِمِعsimi3
She heard/listenedسِمْعَتsim3at
We heard/listenedسْمِعْناsmi3naa
You (pl.) heard/listenedسْمِعْتواsmi3too
They heard/listenedسِمْعواsim3oo

To hear/listen in Levantine Arabic – Future

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I will hear/listenرَح أَسْمَعraH asma3
You (m.) will hear/listenرَح تِسْمَعraH tisma3
You (f.) will hear/listenرَح تِسْمَعيraH tisma3ii
He will hear/listenرَح يِسْمَعraH yisma3
She will hear/listenرَح تِسْمَعraH tisma3
We will hear/listenرَح نِسْمَعrah nisma3
You (pl.) will hear/listenرَح تِسْمَعواraH tisma3oo
They will hear/listenرَح يِسْمَعواrah yisma3oo


To negate the verb سمع in Levantine Arabic you need to add ما before the verb.

Example: He didn’t hear – ما سِمِع , They don’t listen – ما بِسْمَعوا , You (pl.) will not listen – ما رَح تِسْمَعوا


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Hear/listen! (you m.)إسْمَعisma3
Hear/listen! (you f.)إسْمَعيisma3ii
Hear/listen! (plural)إسْمَعواisma3oo

To hear/listen in Levantine Arabic – Conjugation Quiz

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To hear/listen سمع

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