Arabic for opposite
opposite – masculine singular
The Arabic word for opposite is pronounced 3aks and written ﻋَﻜﺲ.About the audio files
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The root of the word opposite consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﻉ
and pronounced 3
that is written ﻙ
and pronounced k
that is written ﺱ
and pronounced s
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
Words related to opposite
The letters of opposite
The Arabic word for opposite 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 kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ـﻜـ ) and pronounced k and is a part of the root of the word. The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ـﺲ ) and pronounced s and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﻜﺲ and pronounced 3aks.
The pattern for opposite
fa3l becomes 3aks
We have seen that the Arabic word for opposite is written ﻋَﻜﺲ and pronounced 3aks. 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, k and s, the word becomes 3aks.
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 opposite