Arabic for difficult

Sa3b
ﺻَﻌﺐ
difficult – masculine singular

ﺻَﻌﺐ is an Arabic word. The meaning is difficult. You pronounce it Sa3b.

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The Arabic word word for difficult can also be conjugated:

Sa3ba
ﺻَﻌﺒَﺔ
difficult – feminine singular
Si3aab
ﺻِﻌَﺎﺏ
difficult – masculine plural
Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word difficult

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Important letters:
The root of the word difficult consists of three Arabic letters: Sad that is written and pronounced S, ayn that is written and pronounced 3 and beh that is written and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in difficult

ﺻَﻌﺐ
ﺻـ
ـﻌـ
ـﺐ
 
ﺻـ
ـﻌـ
ـﺐ
 
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
Sad
S
ayn
3
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for difficult consists of: The letter Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ﺻـ ) and pronounced S 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 ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻌـ ) and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺐ ) and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺻَﻌﺐ and pronounced Sa3b.
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 difficult

fa3l becomes Sa3b

We have seen that the Arabic word for difficult is written ﺻَﻌﺐ and pronounced Sa3b. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3l where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3l and the root letters are S, 3 and b, the word becomes Sa3b.
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

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