Arabic for country

balad
ﺑَﻠَﺪ
country – masculine singular

ﺑَﻠَﺪ is an Arabic word. The meaning is country. You pronounce it balad.

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The Arabic word word for country can also be conjugated:

bilaad
ﺑِﻠَﺎﺩ
country – masculine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word country

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Important letters:
The root of the word country consists of three Arabic letters: beh that is written and pronounced b, lam that is written and pronounced l and dal that is written and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in country

ﺑَﻠَﺪ
ﺑـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺪ
 
ﺑـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺪ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ـﺪ
 
beh
b
lam
l
dal
d
 
 
The Arabic word for country 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 lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻠـ ) and pronounced l 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﺑَﻠَﺪ and pronounced balad.
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 country

fa3al becomes balad

We have seen that the Arabic word for country is written ﺑَﻠَﺪ and pronounced balad. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3al and the root letters are b, l and d, the word becomes balad.
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 country