Arabic for struggle

jihaad
ﺟِﻬَﺎﺩ
struggle – masculine singular

The Arabic word for struggle is pronounced jihaad and written ﺟِﻬَﺎﺩ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word struggle consists of three Arabic letters: jim that is written and pronounced j, ha that is written and pronounced h and dal that is written and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in struggle

ﺟِﻬَﺎﺩ
ﺟـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺟـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ـﺎ
ـﺪ
 
jim
j
ha
h
alef
dal
d
 
 
The Arabic word for struggle consists of: 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 i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter ha that is written ﻩ ( here ـﻬـ ) and pronounced h 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 dal that is written ﺩ and pronounced d and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺟِﻬَﺎﺩ and pronounced jihaad.
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 struggle

fi3aal becomes jihaad

We have seen that the Arabic word for struggle is written ﺟِﻬَﺎﺩ and pronounced jihaad. 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 j, h and d, the word becomes jihaad.
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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