Prefixes and Suffixes in Hebrew - Otiyot HaShimush - Conjugation of Verbs

Conjugation of Verbs

Prefix Meaning Examples
א (Alef) When prefixed to a verb stem, indicates first person, singular, future tense. I will.
  • אֹמַר omar (I will say)
י (Yud) When prefixed to a verb stem, indicates third person, future tense. (Number and gender depend on suffixes.) He will or They will.
  • יֺאמַר yomar (he will say)
  • יֺאמְרוּ yomru (they will say)
נ (Nun) When prefixed to a verb stem, indicates first person, plural, future tense. We will.
  • נֺאמַר nomar (we will say)
ת (Tav) When prefixed to a verb stem, indicates one of the following:
  • third person, singular, feminine, future tense. She will
  • second person, future tense. (Number and gender depend on suffixes.) You will
  • In biblical Hebrew, third person, plural, feminine, future tense. They (f.) will
  • תֹּאמַר tomar (she will say)
  • תֹּאמַר tomar (you will say)
  • תֹּאמַרְנָה שָׂרוֹת tomarna sarot (the women of the nobility will say)

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