Arabic for cow

baqara
ﺑَﻘَﺮَﺓ
cow – feminine singular

The Arabic word for cow is pronounced baqara and written ﺑَﻘَﺮَﺓ.

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The Arabic word word for cow can also be conjugated:

baqaraat
ﺑَﻘَﺮَﺍﺕ
cow – feminine plural
Category: animals
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word cow

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

All letters in cow

ﺑَﻘَﺮَﺓ
ﺑـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺑـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ـﺮ
ـﺔ
 
beh
b
qaf
q
ra
r
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for cow consists of: The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ﺑـ ) 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 qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ـﻘـ ) and pronounced q 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 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 ta marbuta that is written ﺓ and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﺑَﻘَﺮَﺓ and pronounced baqara.
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 cow

fa3ala becomes baqara

We have seen that the Arabic word for cow is written ﺑَﻘَﺮَﺓ and pronounced baqara. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3ala and the root letters are b, q and r, the word becomes baqara.
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 cow