We learned how to form the present tense in Egyptian Arabic previously. In this lesson, we are going to learn how to form the past tense. By following the same 2 simple steps:

Step 1- Start With The  Verb In The 3rd Person, Past Tense Form (هو):

We are going to conjugate the same verb in the previous lesson which is “يشرب”. As we learned before, the 3rd person conjugation of the verb  “يشرب” in the past is “شرب”. 

 

 

2- Add the following suffix when it’s applicable!

 

 

Check this video for the full conjugation of the verb “يشرب” in the past tense:

 

 

I hope it helps you, please leave a comment if you have any questions!

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