Arabic for boy

walad
ﻭَﻟَﺪ
boy – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for boy is pronounced walad and written ﻭَﻟَﺪ.

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The Arabic word word for boy can also be conjugated:

'awlaad
ﺃَﻭﻟَﺎﺩ
boy – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word boy

Important letters:
The root of the word boy consists of the three Arabic letters waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w, lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l och dal that is written ﺩ and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in boy

ﻭَﻟَﺪ
ﻟـ
ـﺪ
 
ﻟـ
ـﺪ
 
ـﻮ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ـﺪ
 
waw
w
lam
l
dal
d
 
 
The Arabic word for boy consists of: The letter waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w 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 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 dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) and pronounced d and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻭَﻟَﺪ and pronounced walad.
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 boy

fa3al becomes walad

We have seen that the Arabic word for boy is written ﻭَﻟَﺪ and pronounced walad. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3al and the root letters are w, l and d, the word becomes walad.
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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