Arabic for court

maHkama
ﻣَﺤﻜَﻤَﺔ
court – femininum singular

The Arabic word for court is pronounced maHkama and written ﻣَﺤﻜَﻤَﺔ.

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The Arabic word word for court can also be conjugated:

maHaakim
ﻣَﺤَﺎﻛِﻢ
court – femininum plural
Category: law
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: time and place noun

Using the word court

Important letters:
The root of the word court consists of the three Arabic letters Ha that is written ﺡ and pronounced H, kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k och mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in court

ﻣَﺤﻜَﻤَﺔ
ﻣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﺔ
 
mim
m
Ha
H
kaf
k
mim
m
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for court 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 Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ـﺤـ ) and pronounced H 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 mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻤـ ) and pronounced m 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 ta marbuta that is written ﺓ ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﺤﻜَﻤَﺔ and pronounced maHkama.
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 court

maf3ala becomes maHkama

We have seen that the Arabic word for court is written ﻣَﺤﻜَﻤَﺔ and pronounced maHkama. It follows the pattern time and place noun. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure maf3ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is maf3ala and the root letters are H, k and m, the word becomes maHkama.
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 court