Arabic for inhabitant

saakin
ﺳَﺎﻛِﻦ
inhabitant – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for inhabitant is pronounced saakin and written ﺳَﺎﻛِﻦ.

The Arabic word word for inhabitant can also be conjugated:

sukkaan
ﺳُﻜَّﺎﻥ
inhabitant – maskulinum plural
Categories: dwelling poetry
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle

Using the word inhabitant

Important letters:
The root of the word inhabitant consists of the three Arabic letters sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s, kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k och nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to inhabitant

All letters in inhabitant

ﺳَﺎﻛِﻦ
ﺳـ
ـﺎ
ﻛـ
ـﻦ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺎ
ﻛـ
ـﻦ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ـﺎ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
 
sin
s
alef
kaf
k
nun
n
 
 
The Arabic word for inhabitant consists of: The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) and pronounced s 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ﻛـ ) and pronounced k and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻦ ) and pronounced n and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺳَﺎﻛِﻦ and pronounced saakin.
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 inhabitant

faa3il becomes saakin

We have seen that the Arabic word for inhabitant is written ﺳَﺎﻛِﻦ and pronounced saakin. It follows the pattern active participle form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure faa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is faa3il and the root letters are s, k and n, the word becomes saakin.
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 inhabitant