Arabic for Egypt

miSr
ﻣِﺼﺮ
Egypt – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for Egypt is pronounced miSr and written ﻣِﺼﺮ.

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Category: geography
Part of speech: name. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word Egypt

Important letters:
The root of the word Egypt consists of the three Arabic letters mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m, Sad that is written ﺹ and pronounced S och ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Word related to Egypt

All letters in Egypt

ﻣِﺼﺮ
ﻣـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
ـﺮ
 
mim
m
Sad
S
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for Egypt consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m 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 Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ـﺼـ ) and pronounced S 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 ﻣِﺼﺮ and pronounced miSr.
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 Egypt

fi3l becomes miSr

We have seen that the Arabic word for Egypt is written ﻣِﺼﺮ and pronounced miSr. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fi3l where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fi3l and the root letters are m, S and r, the word becomes miSr.
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 Egypt