Arabic for office

maktab
ﻣَﻜﺘَﺐ
office – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for office is pronounced maktab and written ﻣَﻜﺘَﺐ.

The Arabic word word for office can also be conjugated:

makaatib
ﻣَﻜَﺎﺗِﺐ
office – maskulinum plural
Categories: furnitures work
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: time and place noun

Using the word office

Important letters:
The root of the word office consists of the three Arabic letters kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k, ta that is written ﺕ and pronounced t och beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in office

ﻣَﻜﺘَﺐ
ﻣـ
ـﻜـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺐ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻜـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺐ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
mim
m
kaf
k
ta
t
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for office consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ـﻜـ ) and pronounced k and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) and pronounced t and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺐ ) and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﻜﺘَﺐ and pronounced maktab.
Arabic is written from right to left. Short vowels are placed above or under the letters, the are usually omitted.
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The pattern for office

maf3al becomes maktab

We have seen that the Arabic word for office is written ﻣَﻜﺘَﺐ and pronounced maktab. It follows the pattern time and place noun. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure maf3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is maf3al and the root letters are k, t and b, the word becomes maktab.
All Arabic words with the same pattern follow the same structure. If you know the pattern and root of a word, you can often guess its meaning. Learn more about Arabic word patterns

Words with the same pattern as office