Arabic for north

shamaal
ﺷَﻤَﺎﻝ
north – maskulinum

The Arabic word for north is pronounced shamaal and written ﺷَﻤَﺎﻝ.

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

Using the word north

Important letters:
The root of the word north consists of the three Arabic letters shin that is written ﺵ and pronounced sh, mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m och lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to north

All letters in north

ﺷَﻤَﺎﻝ
ﺷـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺷـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺷـ
ـﺸـ
ـﺶ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﺎ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
shin
sh
mim
m
alef
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for north 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 mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻤـ ) and pronounced m 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 lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺷَﻤَﺎﻝ and pronounced shamaal.
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