Arabic for contemporary

mu3aaSir
ﻣُﻌَﺎﺻِﺮ
contemporary – masculine singular

ﻣُﻌَﺎﺻِﺮ is an Arabic word. The meaning is contemporary. You pronounce it mu3aaSir.

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Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: active participle

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Important letters:
The root of the word contemporary consists of three Arabic letters: ayn that is written and pronounced 3, Sad that is written and pronounced S and ra that is written and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word contemporary letter by letter

ﻣُﻌَﺎﺻِﺮ
ﻣـ
ـﻌـ
ـﺎ
ﺻـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻌـ
ـﺎ
ﺻـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ـﺎ
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
ـﺮ
 
mim
m
ayn
3
alef
Sad
S
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for contemporary consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel u 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ﺻـ ) and pronounced S and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣُﻌَﺎﺻِﺮ and pronounced mu3aaSir.
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 contemporary

mufaa3il becomes mu3aaSir

We have seen that the Arabic word for contemporary is written ﻣُﻌَﺎﺻِﺮ and pronounced mu3aaSir. It follows the pattern active participle form 3. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure mufaa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is mufaa3il and the root letters are 3, S and r, the word becomes mu3aaSir.
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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