Arabic for people
people – masculine singular
The Arabic word ﻗَﻮﻡ means people. It is pronounced qawm.
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The root of the word people consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﻕ
and pronounced q
that is written ﻭ
and pronounced w
that is written ﻡ
and pronounced m
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
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The letters of people
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.
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
Words with the same pattern as people