QM 002 026 001

What are the root letters of the word  يَسْتَحْىِ?

  • The root letters are : ح ي ي
  • The noun اِسْتِحْيَاءٌshyness“ comes from this verb.
  • When the verb changes into a noun one of the ي’s disappears. The noun should have been: استحياي instead the last ي became a ء and it is written as استحياء.
  • Sometimes one of the ي’s can even disappear!
  • إن شاء الله we will see that next time.