Arabic for plural

jam3
ﺟَﻤﻊ
plural – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for plural is pronounced jam3 and written ﺟَﻤﻊ.

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The Arabic word word for plural can also be conjugated:

jumuu3
ﺟُﻤُﻮﻉ
plural – maskulinum plural
Category: grammar
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word plural

Important letters:
The root of the word plural consists of the three Arabic letters jim that is written ﺝ and pronounced j, mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m och ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to plural

All letters in plural

ﺟَﻤﻊ
ﺟـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻊ
 
ﺟـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻊ
 
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
 
jim
j
mim
m
ayn
3
 
 
The Arabic word for plural consists of: The letter jim that is written ﺝ ( here ﺟـ ) and pronounced j 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 letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻊ ) and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺟَﻤﻊ and pronounced jam3.
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 plural

fa3l becomes jam3

We have seen that the Arabic word for plural is written ﺟَﻤﻊ and pronounced jam3. 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 j, m and 3, the word becomes jam3.
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 plural