Arabic for lion
lion – masculine singular
ﺃَﺳَﺪ is an Arabic word. The meaning is lion. You pronounce it 'asad.About the audio files
The Arabic word word for lion can also be conjugated:
lion – masculine plural
Using the word lion
The girl is like the lion.
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The root of the word lion consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﺃ
and pronounced '
that is written ﺱ
and pronounced s
that is written ﺩ
and pronounced d
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
The letters of lion
The Arabic word for lion consists of: The letter alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced ' 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 sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) 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 ﺃَﺳَﺪ and pronounced 'asad.
The pattern for lion
fa3al becomes 'asad
We have seen that the Arabic word for lion is written ﺃَﺳَﺪ and pronounced 'asad. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1
. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3al and the root letters are ', s and d, the word becomes 'asad.
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 lion