Arabic for oil

zayt
ﺯَﻳﺖ
oil – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for oil is pronounced zayt and written ﺯَﻳﺖ.

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The Arabic word word for oil can also be conjugated:

zuyuut
ﺯُﻳُﻮﺕ
oil – maskulinum plural
Category: food
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word oil

Important letters:
The root of the word oil consists of the three Arabic letters zayn that is written ﺯ and pronounced z, ya that is written ﻱ and pronounced y och ta that is written ﺕ and pronounced t. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in oil

ﺯَﻳﺖ
ﻳـ
ـﺖ
 
ﻳـ
ـﺖ
 
ـﺰ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
 
zayn
z
ya
y
ta
t
 
 
The Arabic word for oil consists of: The letter zayn that is written ﺯ and pronounced z 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 ya that is written ﻱ ( here ﻳـ ) and pronounced y and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺖ ) and pronounced t and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺯَﻳﺖ and pronounced zayt.
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 oil

fa3l becomes zayt

We have seen that the Arabic word for oil is written ﺯَﻳﺖ and pronounced zayt. 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 z, y and t, the word becomes zayt.
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 oil