Arabic for lightning

barq
ﺑَﺮﻕ
lightning – maskulinum

The Arabic word for lightning is pronounced barq and written ﺑَﺮﻕ.

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The Arabic word word for lightning can also be conjugated:

buruuq
ﺑُﺮُﻭﻕ
lightning – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word lightning

Important letters:
The root of the word lightning consists of the three Arabic letters beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b, ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r och qaf that is written ﻕ and pronounced q. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in lightning

ﺑَﺮﻕ
ﺑـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺮ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
 
beh
b
ra
r
qaf
q
 
 
The Arabic word for lightning consists of: The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ﺑـ ) and pronounced b 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 letter qaf that is written ﻕ and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺑَﺮﻕ and pronounced barq.
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 lightning

fa3l becomes barq

We have seen that the Arabic word for lightning is written ﺑَﺮﻕ and pronounced barq. 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 b, r and q, the word becomes barq.
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 lightning