Arabic for origin

origin – masculine singular

ﺃَﺻﻞ is an Arabic word. The meaning is origin. You pronounce it 'aSl.

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The Arabic word word for origin can also be conjugated:

origin – masculine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word origin

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

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The word origin letter by letter

alif hamza
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

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