Arabic for childhood

Tufuula
ﻃُﻔُﻮﻟَﺔ
childhood – feminine singular

The Arabic word ﻃُﻔُﻮﻟَﺔ means childhood. It is pronounced Tufuula.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word childhood consists of three Arabic letters: Ta that is written and pronounced T, fa that is written and pronounced f and lam that is written and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of childhood

ﻃُﻔُﻮﻟَﺔ
ﻃـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻮ
ﻟـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻃـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻮ
ﻟـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ـﻮ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ـﺔ
 
Ta
T
fa
f
waw
w
lam
l
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for childhood 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 u 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 u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w. The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ﻟـ ) and pronounced l 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 ﻃُﻔُﻮﻟَﺔ and pronounced Tufuula.
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 childhood

fu3uula becomes Tufuula

We have seen that the Arabic word for childhood is written ﻃُﻔُﻮﻟَﺔ and pronounced Tufuula. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fu3uula where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fu3uula and the root letters are T, f and l, the word becomes Tufuula.
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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