What are the root letters of the word يَسْتَحْىِ?
- The root letters are : ح ي ي
- The noun اِسْتِحْيَاءٌ “shyness“ 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.