Arabic for competition

sibaaq
ﺳِﺒَﺎﻕ
competition – masculine singular

The Arabic word for competition is pronounced sibaaq and written ﺳِﺒَﺎﻕ.

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

Using the word competition

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Important letters:
The root of the word competition consists of three Arabic letters: sin that is written and pronounced s, beh that is written and pronounced b and qaf that is written and pronounced q. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word competition letter by letter

ﺳِﺒَﺎﻕ
ﺳـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺎ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
 
sin
s
beh
b
alef
qaf
q
 
 
The Arabic word for competition consists of: The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) and pronounced s 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 beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺒـ ) and pronounced b 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 qaf that is written ﻕ and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺳِﺒَﺎﻕ and pronounced sibaaq.
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The pattern for competition

fi3aal becomes sibaaq

We have seen that the Arabic word for competition is written ﺳِﺒَﺎﻕ and pronounced sibaaq. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 3. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fi3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fi3aal and the root letters are s, b and q, the word becomes sibaaq.
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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