Arabic for clothes

malbas
ﻣَﻠﺒَﺲ
clothes – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for clothes is pronounced malbas and written ﻣَﻠﺒَﺲ.

The Arabic word word for clothes can also be conjugated:

malaabis
ﻣَﻠَﺎﺑِﺲ
clothes – maskulinum plural
Category: clothes
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word clothes

Important letters:
The root of the word clothes consists of the three Arabic letters lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l, beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b och sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to clothes

All letters in clothes

ﻣَﻠﺒَﺲ
ﻣـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺲ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺲ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
 
mim
m
lam
l
beh
b
sin
s
 
 
The Arabic word for clothes consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻠـ ) and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. 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 sin that is written ﺱ ( here ـﺲ ) and pronounced s and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﻠﺒَﺲ and pronounced malbas.
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 clothes

maf3al becomes malbas

We have seen that the Arabic word for clothes is written ﻣَﻠﺒَﺲ and pronounced malbas. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure maf3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is maf3al and the root letters are l, b and s, the word becomes malbas.
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