Arabic for milestone

ma3lam
ﻣَﻌﻠَﻢ
milestone – masculine singular

The Arabic word for milestone is pronounced ma3lam and written ﻣَﻌﻠَﻢ.

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The Arabic word word for milestone can also be conjugated:

ma3aalim
ﻣَﻌَﺎﻟِﻢ
milestone – masculine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: time and place noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word milestone consists of three Arabic letters: ayn that is written and pronounced 3, lam that is written and pronounced l and mim that is written and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of milestone

ﻣَﻌﻠَﻢ
ﻣـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
mim
m
ayn
3
lam
l
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for milestone 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 ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻌـ ) and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻠـ ) 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 mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻢ ) and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﻌﻠَﻢ and pronounced ma3lam.
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 milestone

maf3al becomes ma3lam

We have seen that the Arabic word for milestone is written ﻣَﻌﻠَﻢ and pronounced ma3lam. It follows the pattern time and place noun. 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 3, l and m, the word becomes ma3lam.
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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