Arabic for heart

qalb
ﻗَﻠﺐ
heart – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for heart is pronounced qalb and written ﻗَﻠﺐ.

The Arabic word word for heart can also be conjugated:

quluub
ﻗُﻠُﻮﺏ
heart – maskulinum plural
Category: anatomy
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word heart

Important letters:
The root of the word heart consists of the three Arabic letters qaf that is written ﻕ and pronounced q, lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l och beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to heart

All letters in heart

ﻗَﻠﺐ
ﻗـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺐ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺐ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
qaf
q
lam
l
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for heart consists of: The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q 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 lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻠـ ) and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺐ ) and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻗَﻠﺐ and pronounced qalb.
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 heart

fa3l becomes qalb

We have seen that the Arabic word for heart is written ﻗَﻠﺐ and pronounced qalb. 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 q, l and b, the word becomes qalb.
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 heart