Arabic for ignorant

jaahil
ﺟَﺎﻫِﻞ
ignorant – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for ignorant is pronounced jaahil and written ﺟَﺎﻫِﻞ.

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The Arabic word word for ignorant can also be conjugated:

jaahila
ﺟَﺎﻫِﻠَﺔ
ignorant – femininum singular
jaahilaat
ﺟَﺎﻫِﻠَﺎﺕ
ignorant – femininum plural
juhhal
ﺟُﻬَّﻞ
ignorant – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: active participle

Using the word ignorant

Important letters:
The root of the word ignorant consists of the three Arabic letters jim that is written ﺝ and pronounced j, ha that is written ﻩ and pronounced h och lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in ignorant

ﺟَﺎﻫِﻞ
ﺟـ
ـﺎ
ﻫـ
ـﻞ
 
ﺟـ
ـﺎ
ﻫـ
ـﻞ
 
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ـﺎ
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
jim
j
alef
ha
h
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for ignorant consists of: The letter jim that is written ﺝ ( here ﺟـ ) and pronounced j 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 ha that is written ﻩ ( here ﻫـ ) and pronounced h and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻞ ) and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺟَﺎﻫِﻞ and pronounced jaahil.
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 ignorant

faa3il becomes jaahil

We have seen that the Arabic word for ignorant is written ﺟَﺎﻫِﻞ and pronounced jaahil. It follows the pattern active participle form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure faa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is faa3il and the root letters are j, h and l, the word becomes jaahil.
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 ignorant