Arabic for food

Ta3aam
ﻃَﻌَﺎﻡ
food – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for food is pronounced Ta3aam and written ﻃَﻌَﺎﻡ.

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The Arabic word word for food can also be conjugated:

'aT3ima
ﺃَﻃﻌِﻤَﺔ
food – maskulinum plural
Category: food
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word food

Important letters:
The root of the word food consists of the three Arabic letters Ta that is written ﻁ and pronounced T, ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3 och mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in food

ﻃَﻌَﺎﻡ
ﻃـ
ـﻌـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻃـ
ـﻌـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ـﺎ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
Ta
T
ayn
3
alef
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for food consists of: The letter Ta that is written ﻁ ( here ﻃـ ) and pronounced T 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 ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻌـ ) and pronounced 3 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 mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻃَﻌَﺎﻡ and pronounced Ta3aam.
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 food

fa3aal becomes Ta3aam

We have seen that the Arabic word for food is written ﻃَﻌَﺎﻡ and pronounced Ta3aam. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3aal and the root letters are T, 3 and m, the word becomes Ta3aam.
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 food