How to use the future tense in Iraqi Arabic

Asma Wahba


Asma Wahba

How to use the future tense in Iraqi Arabic

Today you’re going to hear how to talk about future actions in Iraqi Arabic.

(راح/رح)‬ is the future marker in this dialect. It’s a good idea to compare this to the future markers of other dialects which differ considerably.

Sample sentences:

  • I will go.
  • You will run.
  • You (plural) will sleep.
  • She will come.
  • He will speak.
  • We will see.
  • They will know.

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