Arabic for silence

sukuut
ﺳُﻜُﻮﺕ
silence – masculine singular

The Arabic word ﺳُﻜُﻮﺕ means silence. It is pronounced sukuut.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word silence consists of three Arabic letters: sin that is written and pronounced s, kaf that is written and pronounced k and ta that is written and pronounced t. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word silence letter by letter

ﺳُﻜُﻮﺕ
ﺳـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻮ
 
ﺳـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻮ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ـﻮ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
 
sin
s
kaf
k
waw
w
ta
t
 
 
The Arabic word for silence consists of: The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) and pronounced s and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel u 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 short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w. The letter ta that is written ﺕ and pronounced t and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺳُﻜُﻮﺕ and pronounced sukuut.
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 silence

fu3uul becomes sukuut

We have seen that the Arabic word for silence is written ﺳُﻜُﻮﺕ and pronounced sukuut. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fu3uul where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fu3uul and the root letters are s, k and t, the word becomes sukuut.
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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