Arabic for sea

baHr
ﺑَﺤﺮ
sea – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for sea is pronounced baHr and written ﺑَﺤﺮ.

The Arabic word word for sea can also be conjugated:

biHaar
ﺑِﺤَﺎﺭ
sea – maskulinum plural
Categories: geography poetry
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word sea

Important letters:
The root of the word sea consists of the three Arabic letters beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b, Ha that is written ﺡ and pronounced H och ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Word related to sea

All letters in sea

ﺑَﺤﺮ
ﺑـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ـﺮ
 
beh
b
Ha
H
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for sea 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 Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ـﺤـ ) and pronounced H and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺑَﺤﺮ and pronounced baHr.
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 sea

fa3l becomes baHr

We have seen that the Arabic word for sea is written ﺑَﺤﺮ and pronounced baHr. 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 b, H and r, the word becomes baHr.
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 sea