to wait in levantine arabic

Verb To Wait in Levantine Arabic استنّا

Learn the conjugation of the verb to wait in Levantine Arabic.

This post includes full conjugation of the verb to wait for the present, past and future tense, negation and imperative.

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To Wait in Levantine Arabic – Present

I waitبَسْتَنّاbastannaa
You (m.) waitبْتِسْتَنّاbtistannaa
You (f.) waitبْتِسْتَنّيbtistannii
He waitsبِسْتَنّاbistannaa
She waitsبْتِسْتَنّاbtistannaa
We waitمْنِسْتَنّاmnistannaa
You (pl.) waitبْتِسْتَنّواbtistannoo
They waitبِسْتَنّواbistannoo


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I waitedاسْتَنَّيْتistannayt
You (m.) waitedاسْتَنَّيْتistannayt
You (f.) waitedاسْتَنَّيْتِistannayti
He waitedاسْتَنّاistannaa
She waitedاسْتَنَّتistannat
We waitedاسْتَنَّيْناistannaynaa
You (pl.) waitedاسْتَنَّيْتواistannaytoo
They waitedاسْتَنّواistannoo

To Wait in Levantine Arabic – Future

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I will waitرَح أَسْتَنّاraH astannaa
You (m.) will waitرَح تِسْتَنّاraH tistannaa
You (f.) will waitرَح تْسْتَنّيraH tistannii
He will waitرَح يِسْتَنّاraH yistannaa
She will waitرَح تِسْتَنّاraH tistannaa
We will waitرَح نِسْتَنّاraH nistannaa
You (pl.) will waitرَح تِسْتَنّواraH tistannoo
They will waitرَح يِسْتَنّواraH yistannoo


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

Examples: He didn’t wait – ما اسْتَنّا , She will not wait – ما رَح تِسْتَنّا , I don’t wait – ما بَسْتَنّا


Wait (you m.)اسْتَنّاistannaa
Wait (you f.)اسْتَنّيistannii
Wait (plural)اسْتَنّواistannoo

To Wait in Levantine Arabic – Conjugation Quiz

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