Arabic for day

nahaar
ﻧَﻬَﺎﺭ
day – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for day is pronounced nahaar and written ﻧَﻬَﺎﺭ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word day

Important letters:
The root of the word day consists of the three Arabic letters nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n, ha that is written ﻩ and pronounced h 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 day

ﻧَﻬَﺎﺭ
ﻧـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ـﺎ
ـﺮ
 
nun
n
ha
h
alef
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for day consists of: The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ﻧـ ) and pronounced n 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 ha that is written ﻩ ( here ـﻬـ ) and pronounced h 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 ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻧَﻬَﺎﺭ and pronounced nahaar.
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 day

fa3aal becomes nahaar

We have seen that the Arabic word for day is written ﻧَﻬَﺎﺭ and pronounced nahaar. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3aal and the root letters are n, h and r, the word becomes nahaar.
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 day