Arabic for origin

'aSl
ﺃَﺻﻞ
origin – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for origin is pronounced 'aSl and written ﺃَﺻﻞ.

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The Arabic word word for origin can also be conjugated:

'uSuul
ﺃُﺻُﻮﻝ
origin – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word origin

Important letters:
The root of the word origin consists of the three Arabic letters alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced ', Sad that is written ﺹ and pronounced S och lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in origin

ﺃَﺻﻞ
ﺻـ
ـﻞ
 
ﺻـ
ـﻞ
 
ـﺄ
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
alif hamza
'
Sad
S
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for origin consists of: The letter alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced ' 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 Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ﺻـ ) and pronounced S and is a part of the root of the word. 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 ﺃَﺻﻞ and pronounced 'aSl.
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 origin

fa3l becomes 'aSl

We have seen that the Arabic word for origin is written ﺃَﺻﻞ and pronounced 'aSl. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3l where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3l and the root letters are ', S and l, the word becomes 'aSl.
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 origin