Arabic for defender

mudaafi3
ﻣُﺪَﺍﻓِﻊ
defender – masculine singular

ﻣُﺪَﺍﻓِﻊ is an Arabic word. The meaning is defender. You pronounce it mudaafi3.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle

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Important letters:
The root of the word defender consists of three Arabic letters: dal that is written and pronounced d, fa that is written and pronounced f and ayn that is written and pronounced 3. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of defender

ﻣُﺪَﺍﻓِﻊ
ﻣـ
ـﺪ
ﻓـ
ـﻊ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺪ
ﻓـ
ـﻊ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﺪ
ـﺎ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
 
mim
m
dal
d
alef
fa
f
ayn
3
 
 
The Arabic word for defender consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel u 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. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter alef that is written ﺍ and pronounced . 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 i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻊ ) and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣُﺪَﺍﻓِﻊ and pronounced mudaafi3.
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 defender

mufaa3il becomes mudaafi3

We have seen that the Arabic word for defender is written ﻣُﺪَﺍﻓِﻊ and pronounced mudaafi3. It follows the pattern active participle form 3. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure mufaa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is mufaa3il and the root letters are d, f and 3, the word becomes mudaafi3.
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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