Arabic for yes
yes – masculine singular
The Arabic word for yes is pronounced na3am and written ﻧَﻌَﻢ.About the audio files
Using the word yes
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The root of the word yes consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﻥ
and pronounced n
that is written ﻉ
and pronounced 3
that is written ﻡ
and pronounced m
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
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The letters of yes
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.
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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