Arabic for lentil

3adasa
ﻋَﺪَﺳَﺔ
lentil – feminine singular

The Arabic word for lentil is pronounced 3adasa and written ﻋَﺪَﺳَﺔ.

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The Arabic word word for lentil can also be conjugated:

3adas
ﻋَﺪَﺱ
lentil – feminine plural
Category: food
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word lentil

Important letters:
The root of the word lentil consists of three Arabic letters: ayn that is written and pronounced 3, dal that is written and pronounced d and sin that is written and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in lentil

ﻋَﺪَﺳَﺔ
ﻋـ
ـﺪ
ﺳـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻋـ
ـﺪ
ﺳـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ـﺪ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ـﺔ
 
ayn
3
dal
d
sin
s
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for lentil consists of: The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ﻋـ ) 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 dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) and pronounced d 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 sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) and pronounced s 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 ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﺪَﺳَﺔ and pronounced 3adasa.
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 lentil

fa3ala becomes 3adasa

We have seen that the Arabic word for lentil is written ﻋَﺪَﺳَﺔ and pronounced 3adasa. 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 3, d and s, the word becomes 3adasa.
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 lentil