Arabic for wife

zawja
ﺯَﻭﺟَﺔ
wife – femininum singular

The Arabic word for wife is pronounced zawja and written ﺯَﻭﺟَﺔ.

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The Arabic word word for wife can also be conjugated:

zawjaat
ﺯَﻭﺟَﺎﺕ
wife – femininum plural
Category: love
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word wife

You are lazy in bed according to your second wife.5
Important letters:
The root of the word wife 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.

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All letters in wife

ﺯَﻭﺟَﺔ
ﺟـ
ـﺔ
 
ﺟـ
ـﺔ
 
ـﺰ
ـﻮ
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ـﺔ
 
zayn
z
waw
w
jim
j
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for wife 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 letter jim that is written ﺝ ( here ﺟـ ) 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 ta marbuta that is written ﺓ ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﺯَﻭﺟَﺔ and pronounced zawja.
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 wife

fa3la becomes zawja

We have seen that the Arabic word for wife is written ﺯَﻭﺟَﺔ and pronounced zawja. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3la where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3la and the root letters are z, w and j, the word becomes zawja.
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 wife