Arabic for residence

maskan
ﻣَﺴﻜَﻦ
residence – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for residence is pronounced maskan and written ﻣَﺴﻜَﻦ.

The Arabic word word for residence can also be conjugated:

masaakin
ﻣَﺴَﺎﻛِﻦ
residence – maskulinum plural
Category: dwelling
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: time and place noun

Using the word residence

Important letters:
The root of the word residence consists of the three Arabic letters sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s, kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k och nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to residence

All letters in residence

ﻣَﺴﻜَﻦ
ﻣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻦ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻦ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
 
mim
m
sin
s
kaf
k
nun
n
 
 
The Arabic word for residence consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ـﺴـ ) and pronounced s and is a part of the root of the word. The letter kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ـﻜـ ) and pronounced k 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 nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻦ ) and pronounced n and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﺴﻜَﻦ and pronounced maskan.
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 residence

maf3al becomes maskan

We have seen that the Arabic word for residence is written ﻣَﺴﻜَﻦ and pronounced maskan. It follows the pattern time and place noun. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure maf3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is maf3al and the root letters are s, k and n, the word becomes maskan.
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 residence