Arabic for antithesis

Tibaaq
ﻃِﺒَﺎﻕ
antithesis – masculine singular

The Arabic word ﻃِﺒَﺎﻕ means antithesis. It is pronounced Tibaaq.

Category: linguistics
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word antithesis consists of three Arabic letters: Ta that is written and pronounced T, beh that is written and pronounced b and qaf that is written and pronounced q. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word antithesis letter by letter

ﻃِﺒَﺎﻕ
ﻃـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻃـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺎ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
 
Ta
T
beh
b
alef
qaf
q
 
 
The Arabic word for antithesis consists of: The letter Ta that is written ﻁ ( here ﻃـ ) and pronounced T and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺒـ ) 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . 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 ﻃِﺒَﺎﻕ and pronounced Tibaaq.
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 antithesis

fi3aal becomes Tibaaq

We have seen that the Arabic word for antithesis is written ﻃِﺒَﺎﻕ and pronounced Tibaaq. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 3. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fi3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fi3aal and the root letters are T, b and q, the word becomes Tibaaq.
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 antithesis