Arabic for ship
ship – feminine singular
The Arabic word for ship is pronounced safiina and written ﺳَﻔِﻴﻨَﺔ.About the audio files
The Arabic word word for ship can also be conjugated:
ship – feminine plural
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The root of the word ship consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﺱ
and pronounced s
that is written ﻑ
and pronounced f
that is written ﻥ
and pronounced n
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
All letters in ship
The Arabic word for ship consists of: The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) and pronounced s 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 fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻔـ ) and pronounced f 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 ya that is written ﻱ ( here ـﻴـ ) and pronounced y. The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻨـ ) and pronounced n 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 ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﺳَﻔِﻴﻨَﺔ and pronounced safiina.
The pattern for ship
fa3iila becomes safiina
We have seen that the Arabic word for ship is written ﺳَﻔِﻴﻨَﺔ and pronounced safiina. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1
. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3iila where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3iila and the root letters are s, f and n, the word becomes safiina.
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 ship