Arabic for lodging

sakan
ﺳَﻜَﻦ
lodging – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for lodging is pronounced sakan and written ﺳَﻜَﻦ.

Category: dwelling
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word lodging

Important letters:
The root of the word lodging consists of the three Arabic letters sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s, kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k och nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in lodging

ﺳَﻜَﻦ
ﺳـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻦ
 
ﺳـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻦ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
 
sin
s
kaf
k
nun
n
 
 
The Arabic word for lodging consists of: 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 kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ـﻜـ ) and pronounced k 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 nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻦ ) and pronounced n and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺳَﻜَﻦ and pronounced sakan.
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 lodging

fa3al becomes sakan

We have seen that the Arabic word for lodging is written ﺳَﻜَﻦ and pronounced sakan. 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, k and n, the word becomes sakan.
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 lodging