Arabic for respiration

tanaffus
ﺗَﻨَﻔُّﺲ
respiration – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for respiration is pronounced tanaffus and written ﺗَﻨَﻔُّﺲ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word respiration consists of the three Arabic letters nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n, fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f och sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in respiration

ﺗَﻨَﻔُّﺲ
ﺗـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺲ
 
ﺗـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺲ
 
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
 
ta
t
nun
n
fa
f
sin
s
 
 
The Arabic word for respiration consists of: The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ﺗـ ) and pronounced t. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻨـ ) and pronounced n 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 fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻔـ ) and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. 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 ﺗَﻨَﻔُّﺲ and pronounced tanaffus.
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The pattern for respiration

tafa33ul becomes tanaffus

We have seen that the Arabic word for respiration is written ﺗَﻨَﻔُّﺲ and pronounced tanaffus. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 5. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure tafa33ul where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is tafa33ul and the root letters are n, f and s, the word becomes tanaffus.
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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