Arabic for war

Harb
ﺣَﺮﺏ
war – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for war is pronounced Harb and written ﺣَﺮﺏ.

The Arabic word word for war can also be conjugated:

Huruub
ﺣُﺮُﻭﺏ
war – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word war

Important letters:
The root of the word war consists of the three Arabic letters Ha that is written ﺡ and pronounced H, ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r och beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in war

ﺣَﺮﺏ
ﺣـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ـﺮ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
Ha
H
ra
r
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for war consists of: The letter Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ﺣـ ) and pronounced H 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 ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. The letter beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺣَﺮﺏ and pronounced Harb.
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 war

fa3l becomes Harb

We have seen that the Arabic word for war is written ﺣَﺮﺏ and pronounced Harb. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3l where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3l and the root letters are H, r and b, the word becomes Harb.
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 war