Arabic for yes

na3am
ﻧَﻌَﻢ
yes – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for yes is pronounced na3am and written ﻧَﻌَﻢ.

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Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word yes

Important letters:
The root of the word yes consists of the three Arabic letters nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n, ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3 och mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in yes

ﻧَﻌَﻢ
ﻧـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
nun
n
ayn
3
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for yes consists of: The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ﻧـ ) and pronounced n 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 ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻌـ ) 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 mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻢ ) and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻧَﻌَﻢ and pronounced na3am.
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 yes

fa3al becomes na3am

We have seen that the Arabic word for yes is written ﻧَﻌَﻢ and pronounced na3am. 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 n, 3 and m, the word becomes na3am.
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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