Arabic for wax

sham3
ﺷَﻤﻊ
wax – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for wax is pronounced sham3 and written ﺷَﻤﻊ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word wax

Important letters:
The root of the word wax consists of the three Arabic letters shin that is written ﺵ and pronounced sh, mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m och ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in wax

ﺷَﻤﻊ
ﺷـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻊ
 
ﺷـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻊ
 
ﺷـ
ـﺸـ
ـﺶ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
 
shin
sh
mim
m
ayn
3
 
 
The Arabic word for wax consists of: The letter shin that is written ﺵ ( here ﺷـ ) and pronounced sh 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 mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻤـ ) and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻊ ) and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺷَﻤﻊ and pronounced sham3.
Arabic is written from right to left. Short vowels are placed above or under the letters, the are usually omitted.
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