Arabic for milk, yoghurt

laban
ﻟَﺒَﻦ
milk, yoghurt – masculine singular

The Arabic word for milk, yoghurt is pronounced laban and written ﻟَﺒَﻦ.

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The Arabic word word for milk, yoghurt can also be conjugated:

'albaan
ﺃَﻟﺒَﺎﻥ
milk, yoghurt – masculine plural
Category: food
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word milk, yoghurt consists of three Arabic letters: lam that is written and pronounced l, beh that is written and pronounced b and nun that is written and pronounced n. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word milk, yoghurt letter by letter

ﻟَﺒَﻦ
ﻟـ
ـﺒـ
ـﻦ
 
ﻟـ
ـﺒـ
ـﻦ
 
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
 
lam
l
beh
b
nun
n
 
 
The Arabic word for milk, yoghurt consists of: 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 beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺒـ ) and pronounced b 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 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 ﻟَﺒَﻦ and pronounced laban.
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 milk, yoghurt

fa3al becomes laban

We have seen that the Arabic word for milk, yoghurt is written ﻟَﺒَﻦ and pronounced laban. 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 l, b and n, the word becomes laban.
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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