Arabic for people

qawm
ﻗَﻮﻡ
people – masculine singular

The Arabic word for people is pronounced qawm and written ﻗَﻮﻡ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word people consists of three Arabic letters: qaf that is written and pronounced q, waw that is written and pronounced w and mim that is written and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in people

ﻗَﻮﻡ
ﻗـ
ـﻮ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻮ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ـﻮ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
qaf
q
waw
w
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for people consists of: The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q 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 waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w and is a part of the root of the word. The letter mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻗَﻮﻡ and pronounced qawm.
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 people

fa3l becomes qawm

We have seen that the Arabic word for people is written ﻗَﻮﻡ and pronounced qawm. 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 q, w and m, the word becomes qawm.
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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