Arabic for astonishment

isti3jaab
ﺍِﺳﺘِﻌﺠَﺎﺏ
astonishment – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for astonishment is pronounced isti3jaab and written ﺍِﺳﺘِﻌﺠَﺎﺏ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word astonishment consists of the three Arabic letters ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3, jim that is written ﺝ and pronounced j och beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in astonishment

ﺍِﺳﺘِﻌﺠَﺎﺏ
ﺳـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻌـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻌـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺎ
 
ـﺎ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ـﺎ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
alef
sin
s
ta
t
ayn
3
jim
j
alef
beh
b
 
 
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.
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 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