Arabic for horse

faras
ﻓَﺮَﺱ
horse – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for horse is pronounced faras and written ﻓَﺮَﺱ.

Category: animals
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word horse

Important letters:
The root of the word horse consists of the three Arabic letters fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f, ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r och sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in horse

ﻓَﺮَﺱ
ﻓـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻓـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ـﺮ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
 
fa
f
ra
r
sin
s
 
 
The Arabic word for horse consists of: The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ﻓـ ) and pronounced f 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 ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r 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 sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻓَﺮَﺱ and pronounced faras.
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 horse

fa3al becomes faras

We have seen that the Arabic word for horse is written ﻓَﺮَﺱ and pronounced faras. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3al and the root letters are f, r and s, the word becomes faras.
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 horse