Arabic for defence

difaa3
ﺩِﻓَﺎﻉ
defence – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for defence is pronounced difaa3 and written ﺩِﻓَﺎﻉ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word defence

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

Words related to defence

All letters in defence

ﺩِﻓَﺎﻉ
ﻓـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻓـ
ـﺎ
 
ـﺪ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ـﺎ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
 
dal
d
fa
f
alef
ayn
3
 
 
The Arabic word for defence consists of: The letter dal that is written ﺩ and pronounced d 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 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺩِﻓَﺎﻉ and pronounced difaa3.
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 defence

fi3aal becomes difaa3

We have seen that the Arabic word for defence is written ﺩِﻓَﺎﻉ and pronounced difaa3. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 3. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fi3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fi3aal and the root letters are d, f and 3, the word becomes difaa3.
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 defence