Arabic for purpose

maqSad
ﻣَﻘﺼَﺪ
purpose – masculine singular

The Arabic word for purpose is pronounced maqSad and written ﻣَﻘﺼَﺪ.

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The Arabic word word for purpose can also be conjugated:

maqaaSid
ﻣَﻘَﺎﺻِﺪ
purpose – masculine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word purpose consists of three Arabic letters: qaf that is written and pronounced q, Sad that is written and pronounced S and dal that is written and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in purpose

ﻣَﻘﺼَﺪ
ﻣـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺪ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺪ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
ـﺪ
 
mim
m
qaf
q
Sad
S
dal
d
 
 
The Arabic word for purpose 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 qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ـﻘـ ) and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. The letter Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ـﺼـ ) and pronounced S 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 dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) and pronounced d and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﻘﺼَﺪ and pronounced maqSad.
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 purpose

maf3al becomes maqSad

We have seen that the Arabic word for purpose is written ﻣَﻘﺼَﺪ and pronounced maqSad. 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 q, S and d, the word becomes maqSad.
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 purpose