Arabic for nose

'anf
ﺃَﻧﻒ
nose – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for nose is pronounced 'anf and written ﺃَﻧﻒ.

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

Using the word nose

Important letters:
The root of the word nose consists of the three Arabic letters alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced ', nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n och fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in nose

ﺃَﻧﻒ
ﻧـ
ـﻒ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻒ
 
ـﺄ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
alif hamza
'
nun
n
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for nose consists of: The letter alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced ' 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 nun that is written ﻥ ( here ﻧـ ) and pronounced n and is a part of the root of the word. The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻒ ) and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺃَﻧﻒ and pronounced 'anf.
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 nose

fa3l becomes 'anf

We have seen that the Arabic word for nose is written ﺃَﻧﻒ and pronounced 'anf. 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 ', n and f, the word becomes 'anf.
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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