Arabic for time

waqt
ﻭَﻗﺖ
time – masculine singular

The Arabic word ﻭَﻗﺖ means time. It is pronounced waqt.

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The Arabic word word for time can also be conjugated:

'awqaat
ﺃَﻭﻗَﺎﺕ
time – masculine plural
Category: time
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word time

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Important letters:
The root of the word time consists of three Arabic letters: waw that is written and pronounced w, qaf that is written and pronounced q and ta that is written and pronounced t. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of time

ﻭَﻗﺖ
ﻗـ
ـﺖ
 
ﻗـ
ـﺖ
 
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
 
waw
w
qaf
q
ta
t
 
 
The Arabic word for time consists of: The letter waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w 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 qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺖ ) and pronounced t and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻭَﻗﺖ and pronounced waqt.
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 time

fa3l becomes waqt

We have seen that the Arabic word for time is written ﻭَﻗﺖ and pronounced waqt. 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 w, q and t, the word becomes waqt.
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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