Arabic for treasure

kanz
ﻛَﻨﺰ
treasure – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for treasure is pronounced kanz and written ﻛَﻨﺰ.

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The Arabic word word for treasure can also be conjugated:

kunuuz
ﻛُﻨُﻮﺯ
treasure – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word treasure

Important letters:
The root of the word treasure consists of the three Arabic letters kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k, nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n och zayn that is written ﺯ and pronounced z. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in treasure

ﻛَﻨﺰ
ﻛـ
ـﻨـ
ـﺰ
 
ﻛـ
ـﻨـ
ـﺰ
 
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ـﺰ
 
kaf
k
nun
n
zayn
z
 
 
The Arabic word for treasure consists of: The letter kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ﻛـ ) and pronounced k 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 nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻨـ ) and pronounced n and is a part of the root of the word. The letter zayn that is written ﺯ ( here ـﺰ ) and pronounced z and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻛَﻨﺰ and pronounced kanz.
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 treasure

fa3l becomes kanz

We have seen that the Arabic word for treasure is written ﻛَﻨﺰ and pronounced kanz. 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 k, n and z, the word becomes kanz.
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 treasure