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Verbal nouns
« on: February 17, 2017, 10:34:40 AM »
 :peace: What rules do you have to follow to produce a verbal noun, such as kitaab (كتاب)?
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Re: Verbal nouns
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2017, 02:16:06 PM »
You could start by spelling it properly: كتب.

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Re: Verbal nouns
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2017, 03:48:19 PM »
Peace Gahaiile,

The formation of verbal nouns depends on the verb.

If it is a degenerated verb of the form َفَعَل then one would need to look up its verbal noun in a dictionary because it is not regular.

However, all other forms have fixed verbal nouns, such as َأَفْعَل whose verbal nouns is always ٌإِفْعَال and َفَاعَل is always ٌمُفَاعَلَة etc.

Which book are you using to study the language?