Arabic for butter

zubda
ﺯُﺑﺪَﺓ
butter – feminine singular

The Arabic word for butter is pronounced zubda and written ﺯُﺑﺪَﺓ.

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The Arabic word word for butter can also be conjugated:

zubd
ﺯُﺑﺪ
butter – feminine plural
Category: food
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word butter consists of three Arabic letters: zayn that is written and pronounced z, beh that is written and pronounced b and dal that is written and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in butter

ﺯُﺑﺪَﺓ
ﺑـ
ـﺪ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺪ
 
ـﺰ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺪ
ـﺔ
 
zayn
z
beh
b
dal
d
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for butter consists of: The letter zayn that is written ﺯ and pronounced z and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ﺑـ ) and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. The letter dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) and pronounced d 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 marbuta that is written ﺓ and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﺯُﺑﺪَﺓ and pronounced zubda.
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The pattern for butter

fu3la becomes zubda

We have seen that the Arabic word for butter is written ﺯُﺑﺪَﺓ and pronounced zubda. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fu3la where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fu3la and the root letters are z, b and d, the word becomes zubda.
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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