Arabic for astonishment
astonishment – masculine singular
The Arabic word for astonishment is pronounced isti3jaab and written ﺍِﺳﺘِﻌﺠَﺎﺏ.About the audio files
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The root of the word astonishment consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﻉ
and pronounced 3
that is written ﺝ
and pronounced j
that is written ﺏ
and pronounced b
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
Words related to astonishment
The word astonishment letter by letter
The Arabic word for astonishment consists of: The letter alef that is written ﺍ and pronounced . The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) and pronounced s. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) and pronounced t. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻌـ ) and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. The letter jim that is written ﺝ ( here ـﺠـ ) and pronounced j 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 beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺍِﺳﺘِﻌﺠَﺎﺏ and pronounced isti3jaab.
The pattern for astonishment
istif3aal becomes isti3jaab
We have seen that the Arabic word for astonishment is written ﺍِﺳﺘِﻌﺠَﺎﺏ and pronounced isti3jaab. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 10
. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure istif3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is istif3aal and the root letters are 3, j and b, the word becomes isti3jaab.
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 astonishment