Arabic for boat

qaarib
ﻗَﺎﺭِﺏ
boat – masculine singular

The Arabic word for boat is pronounced qaarib and written ﻗَﺎﺭِﺏ.

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The Arabic word word for boat can also be conjugated:

qiwaarib
ﻗِﻮَﺍﺭِﺏ
boat – masculine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle

Using the word boat

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Important letters:
The root of the word boat consists of three Arabic letters: qaf that is written and pronounced q, ra that is written and pronounced r and beh that is written and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of boat

ﻗَﺎﺭِﺏ
ﻗـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻗـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ـﺎ
ـﺮ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
qaf
q
alef
ra
r
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for boat consists of: The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. 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 ﻗَﺎﺭِﺏ and pronounced qaarib.
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 boat

faa3il becomes qaarib

We have seen that the Arabic word for boat is written ﻗَﺎﺭِﺏ and pronounced qaarib. It follows the pattern active participle form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure faa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is faa3il and the root letters are q, r and b, the word becomes qaarib.
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

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