Arabic for east

sharq
ﺷَﺮﻕ
east – masculine

The Arabic word for east is pronounced sharq and written ﺷَﺮﻕ.

Category: geography
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word east

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

Words related to east

All letters in east

ﺷَﺮﻕ
ﺷـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺷـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺷـ
ـﺸـ
ـﺶ
ـﺮ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
 
shin
sh
ra
r
qaf
q
 
 
The Arabic word for east consists of: The letter shin that is written ﺵ ( here ﺷـ ) and pronounced sh 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 qaf that is written ﻕ and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺷَﺮﻕ and pronounced sharq.
Arabic is written from right to left. Short vowels are placed above or under the letters, the are usually omitted.
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