Arabic for day

yawm
ﻳَﻮﻡ
day – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for day is pronounced yawm and written ﻳَﻮﻡ.

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

Using the word day

Important letters:
The root of the word day consists of the three Arabic letters ya that is written ﻱ and pronounced y, waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w och mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in day

ﻳَﻮﻡ
ﻳـ
ـﻮ
 
ﻳـ
ـﻮ
 
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ـﻮ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
ya
y
waw
w
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for day consists of: The letter ya that is written ﻱ ( here ﻳـ ) and pronounced y 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 waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w and is a part of the root of the word. The letter mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻳَﻮﻡ and pronounced yawm.
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 day

fa3l becomes yawm

We have seen that the Arabic word for day is written ﻳَﻮﻡ and pronounced yawm. 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 y, w and m, the word becomes yawm.
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 day