Arabic for angel

malaak
ﻣَﻠَﺎﻙ
angel – masculine singular

The Arabic word ﻣَﻠَﺎﻙ means angel. It is pronounced malaak.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word angel consists of three Arabic letters: mim that is written and pronounced m, lam that is written and pronounced l and kaf that is written and pronounced k. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in angel

ﻣَﻠَﺎﻙ
ﻣـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ـﺎ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
 
mim
m
lam
l
alef
kaf
k
 
 
The Arabic word for angel 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 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﻠَﺎﻙ and pronounced malaak.
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The pattern for angel

fa3aal becomes malaak

We have seen that the Arabic word for angel is written ﻣَﻠَﺎﻙ and pronounced malaak. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3aal and the root letters are m, l and k, the word becomes malaak.
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

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