Arabic for eye

3ayn
ﻋَﻴﻦ
eye – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for eye is pronounced 3ayn and written ﻋَﻴﻦ.

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The Arabic word word for eye can also be conjugated:

3uyuun
ﻋُﻴُﻮﻥ
eye – maskulinum plural
Category: anatomy
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word eye

Important letters:
The root of the word eye consists of the three Arabic letters ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3, ya that is written ﻱ and pronounced y och nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to eye

All letters in eye

ﻋَﻴﻦ
ﻋـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻦ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻦ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
 
ayn
3
ya
y
nun
n
 
 
The Arabic word for eye 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 ya that is written ﻱ ( here ـﻴـ ) and pronounced y and is a part of the root of the word. The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻦ ) and pronounced n and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﻴﻦ and pronounced 3ayn.
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 eye

fa3l becomes 3ayn

We have seen that the Arabic word for eye is written ﻋَﻴﻦ and pronounced 3ayn. 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 3, y and n, the word becomes 3ayn.
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 eye