Arabic for age

3umr
ﻋُﻤﺮ
age – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for age is pronounced 3umr and written ﻋُﻤﺮ.

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The Arabic word word for age can also be conjugated:

'a3maar
ﺃَﻋﻤَﺎﺭ
age – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word age

Important letters:
The root of the word age consists of the three Arabic letters ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3, mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m och ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in age

ﻋُﻤﺮ
ﻋـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﺮ
 
ayn
3
mim
m
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for age consists of: The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ﻋـ ) and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻤـ ) and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. 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 ﻋُﻤﺮ and pronounced 3umr.
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 age

fu3l becomes 3umr

We have seen that the Arabic word for age is written ﻋُﻤﺮ and pronounced 3umr. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fu3l where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fu3l and the root letters are 3, m and r, the word becomes 3umr.
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 age