Arabic for key

miftaaH
ﻣِﻔﺘَﺎﺡ
key – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for key is pronounced miftaaH and written ﻣِﻔﺘَﺎﺡ.

The Arabic word word for key can also be conjugated:

mafaatiiH
ﻣَﻔَﺎﺗِﻴﺢ
key – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: instrument noun

Using the word key

Important letters:
The root of the word key consists of the three Arabic letters fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f, ta that is written ﺕ and pronounced t och Ha that is written ﺡ and pronounced H. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Word related to key

All letters in key

ﻣِﻔﺘَﺎﺡ
ﻣـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ـﺎ
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
 
mim
m
fa
f
ta
t
alef
Ha
H
 
 
The Arabic word for key consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻔـ ) and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) and pronounced t 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 Ha that is written ﺡ and pronounced H and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣِﻔﺘَﺎﺡ and pronounced miftaaH.
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 key

mif3aal becomes miftaaH

We have seen that the Arabic word for key is written ﻣِﻔﺘَﺎﺡ and pronounced miftaaH. It follows the pattern instrument noun. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure mif3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is mif3aal and the root letters are f, t and H, the word becomes miftaaH.
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 key