Arabic for sign

3alaama
ﻋَﻠَﺎﻣَﺔ
sign – feminine singular

The Arabic word for sign is pronounced 3alaama and written ﻋَﻠَﺎﻣَﺔ.

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The Arabic word word for sign can also be conjugated:

3alaamaat
ﻋَﻠَﺎﻣَﺎﺕ
sign – feminine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word sign

Important letters:
The root of the word sign 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.

Words related to sign

All letters in sign

ﻋَﻠَﺎﻣَﺔ
ﻋـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺎ
ﻣـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺎ
ﻣـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ـﺎ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﺔ
 
ayn
3
lam
l
alef
mim
m
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for sign consists of: The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ﻋـ ) and pronounced 3 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 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 mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m 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 ta marbuta that is written ﺓ ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﻠَﺎﻣَﺔ and pronounced 3alaama.
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 sign

fa3aala becomes 3alaama

We have seen that the Arabic word for sign is written ﻋَﻠَﺎﻣَﺔ and pronounced 3alaama. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3aala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3aala and the root letters are 3, l and m, the word becomes 3alaama.
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 sign