Arabic for only

faqaT
ﻓَﻘَﻂ
only – masculine singular

The Arabic word for only is pronounced faqaT and written ﻓَﻘَﻂ.

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Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word only

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

All letters in only

ﻓَﻘَﻂ
ﻓـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻂ
 
ﻓـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻂ
 
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
 
fa
f
qaf
q
Ta
T
 
 
The Arabic word for only consists of: The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ﻓـ ) and pronounced f 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 qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ـﻘـ ) 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 Ta that is written ﻁ ( here ـﻂ ) and pronounced T and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻓَﻘَﻂ and pronounced faqaT.
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 only

fa3al becomes faqaT

We have seen that the Arabic word for only is written ﻓَﻘَﻂ and pronounced faqaT. 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 f, q and T, the word becomes faqaT.
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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