Arabic for colleague

zamiil
ﺯَﻣِﻴﻞ
colleague – masculine singular

The Arabic word ﺯَﻣِﻴﻞ means colleague. It is pronounced zamiil.

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The Arabic word word for colleague can also be conjugated:

zumalaa'
ﺯُﻣَﻠَﺎﺀ
colleague – masculine plural
Category: work
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word colleague

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Important letters:
The root of the word colleague consists of three Arabic letters: zayn that is written and pronounced z, mim that is written and pronounced m and lam that is written and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

The letters of colleague

ﺯَﻣِﻴﻞ
ﻣـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻞ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻞ
 
ـﺰ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
zayn
z
mim
m
ya
y
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for colleague consists of: The letter zayn that is written ﺯ and pronounced z 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 ﻣـ ) and pronounced m 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 ya that is written ﻱ ( here ـﻴـ ) and pronounced y. The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻞ ) and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺯَﻣِﻴﻞ and pronounced zamiil.
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 colleague

fa3iil becomes zamiil

We have seen that the Arabic word for colleague is written ﺯَﻣِﻴﻞ and pronounced zamiil. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3iil where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3iil and the root letters are z, m and l, the word becomes zamiil.
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 colleague