Arabic for playing

3azf
ﻋَﺰﻑ
playing – maskulinum

The Arabic word for playing is pronounced 3azf and written ﻋَﺰﻑ.

Category: music
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word playing consists of the three Arabic letters ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3, zayn that is written ﺯ and pronounced z och fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in playing

ﻋَﺰﻑ
ﻋـ
ـﺰ
 
ﻋـ
ـﺰ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ـﺰ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
ayn
3
zayn
z
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for playing consists of: The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ﻋـ ) and pronounced 3 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 zayn that is written ﺯ ( here ـﺰ ) and pronounced z and is a part of the root of the word. The letter fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﺰﻑ and pronounced 3azf.
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 playing

fa3l becomes 3azf

We have seen that the Arabic word for playing is written ﻋَﺰﻑ and pronounced 3azf. 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 3, z and f, the word becomes 3azf.
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 playing