Arabic for traveller

musaafir
ﻣُﺴَﺎﻓِﺮ
traveller – masculine singular

The Arabic word for traveller is pronounced musaafir and written ﻣُﺴَﺎﻓِﺮ.

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The Arabic word word for traveller can also be conjugated:

musaafira
ﻣُﺴَﺎﻓِﺮَﺓ
traveller – feminine singular
musaafiraat
ﻣُﺴَﺎﻓِﺮَﺍﺕ
traveller – feminine plural
musaafiruuna
ﻣُﺴَﺎﻓِﺮُﻭﻥَ
traveller – masculine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle

Using the word traveller

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Important letters:
The root of the word traveller consists of three Arabic letters: sin that is written and pronounced s, fa that is written and pronounced f and ra that is written and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word traveller letter by letter

ﻣُﺴَﺎﻓِﺮ
ﻣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺎ
ﻓـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺎ
ﻓـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ـﺎ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ـﺮ
 
mim
m
sin
s
alef
fa
f
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for traveller consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ـﺴـ ) 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ﻓـ ) and pronounced f 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 ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣُﺴَﺎﻓِﺮ and pronounced musaafir.
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The pattern for traveller

mufaa3il becomes musaafir

We have seen that the Arabic word for traveller is written ﻣُﺴَﺎﻓِﺮ and pronounced musaafir. It follows the pattern active participle form 3. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure mufaa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is mufaa3il and the root letters are s, f and r, the word becomes musaafir.
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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