Arabic for desert

baydaa'
ﺑَﻴﺪَﺍﺀ
desert – feminine singular

The Arabic word for desert is pronounced baydaa' and written ﺑَﻴﺪَﺍﺀ.

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The Arabic word word for desert can also be conjugated:

biyad
ﺑِﻴَﺪ
desert – feminine plural
Category: geography
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: colour
Important letters:
The root of the word desert consists of three Arabic letters: beh that is written and pronounced b, ya that is written and pronounced y and dal that is written and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in desert

ﺑَﻴﺪَﺍﺀ
ﺑـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺪ
 
ﺑـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺪ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ـﺪ
ـﺎ
 
beh
b
ya
y
dal
d
alef
hamza
'
 
 
The Arabic word for desert consists of: The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ﺑـ ) and pronounced b 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 dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) and pronounced d 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 and pronounced . The letter hamza that is written ﺀ and pronounced '. Therefore, the word is writen ﺑَﻴﺪَﺍﺀ and pronounced baydaa'.
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 desert

fa3laa' becomes baydaa'

We have seen that the Arabic word for desert is written ﺑَﻴﺪَﺍﺀ and pronounced baydaa'. It follows the pattern colour. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3laa' where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3laa' and the root letters are b, y and d, the word becomes baydaa'.
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 desert