Arabic for marriage

zawaaj
ﺯَﻭَﺍﺝ
marriage – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for marriage is pronounced zawaaj and written ﺯَﻭَﺍﺝ.

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

Using the word marriage

Important letters:
The root of the word marriage consists of the three Arabic letters zayn that is written ﺯ and pronounced z, waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w och jim that is written ﺝ and pronounced j. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to marriage

All letters in marriage

ﺯَﻭَﺍﺝ
 
 
ـﺰ
ـﻮ
ـﺎ
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
 
zayn
z
waw
w
alef
jim
j
 
 
The Arabic word for marriage consists of: The letter zayn that is written ﺯ and pronounced z 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 waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w 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 and pronounced . The letter jim that is written ﺝ and pronounced j and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺯَﻭَﺍﺝ and pronounced zawaaj.
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 marriage

fa3aal becomes zawaaj

We have seen that the Arabic word for marriage is written ﺯَﻭَﺍﺝ and pronounced zawaaj. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3aal and the root letters are z, w and j, the word becomes zawaaj.
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 marriage