Arabic for crescent

hilaal
ﻫِﻠَﺎﻝ
crescent – masculine singular

The Arabic word for crescent is pronounced hilaal and written ﻫِﻠَﺎﻝ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word crescent consists of three Arabic letters: ha that is written and pronounced h, lam that is written and pronounced l and lam that is written and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to crescent

All letters in crescent

ﻫِﻠَﺎﻝ
ﻫـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻫـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ـﺎ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
ha
h
lam
l
alef
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for crescent consists of: The letter ha that is written ﻩ ( here ﻫـ ) and pronounced h 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 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻫِﻠَﺎﻝ and pronounced hilaal.
Arabic is written from right to left. Short vowels are placed above or under the letters, the are usually omitted.
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