Arabic for rain

maTar
ﻣَﻄَﺮ
rain – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for rain is pronounced maTar and written ﻣَﻄَﺮ.

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The Arabic word word for rain can also be conjugated:

'amTaar
ﺃَﻣﻄَﺎﺭ
rain – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word rain

Important letters:
The root of the word rain consists of the three Arabic letters mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m, Ta that is written ﻁ and pronounced T och ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in rain

ﻣَﻄَﺮ
ﻣـ
ـﻄـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻄـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
ـﺮ
 
mim
m
Ta
T
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for rain consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m 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 Ta that is written ﻁ ( here ـﻄـ ) and pronounced T 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. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﻄَﺮ and pronounced maTar.
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 rain

fa3al becomes maTar

We have seen that the Arabic word for rain is written ﻣَﻄَﺮ and pronounced maTar. 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 m, T and r, the word becomes maTar.
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 rain