Arabic for play

masraHiyya
ﻣَﺴﺮَﺣِﻴَّﺔ
play – femininum singular

The Arabic word for play is pronounced masraHiyya and written ﻣَﺴﺮَﺣِﻴَّﺔ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: time and place noun

Using the word play

Important letters:
The root of the word play consists of the three Arabic letters sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s, ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r och Ha that is written ﺡ and pronounced H. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to play

All letters in play

ﻣَﺴﺮَﺣِﻴَّﺔ
ﻣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺮ
ﺣـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺮ
ﺣـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ـﺮ
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ـﺔ
 
mim
m
sin
s
ra
r
Ha
H
ya
y
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for play consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ـﺴـ ) and pronounced s and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r 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 Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ﺣـ ) and pronounced H and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter ya that is written ﻱ ( here ـﻴـ ) and pronounced y. 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 ﻣَﺴﺮَﺣِﻴَّﺔ and pronounced masraHiyya.
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 play

maf3al becomes masraHiyya

We have seen that the Arabic word for play is written ﻣَﺴﺮَﺣِﻴَّﺔ and pronounced masraHiyya. It follows the pattern time and place noun. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure maf3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is maf3al and the root letters are s, r and H, the word becomes masraHiyya.
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 play