Arabic for guest

Dayf
ﺿَﻴﻒ
guest – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for guest is pronounced Dayf and written ﺿَﻴﻒ.

The Arabic word word for guest can also be conjugated:

Duyuuf
ﺿُﻴُﻮﻑ
guest – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word guest

Important letters:
The root of the word guest consists of the three Arabic letters Dad that is written ﺽ and pronounced D, ya that is written ﻱ and pronounced y och fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to guest

All letters in guest

ﺿَﻴﻒ
ﺿـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻒ
 
ﺿـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻒ
 
ﺿـ
ـﻀـ
ـﺾ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
Dad
D
ya
y
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for guest consists of: The letter Dad that is written ﺽ ( here ﺿـ ) and pronounced D 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 ya that is written ﻱ ( here ـﻴـ ) and pronounced y and is a part of the root of the word. The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻒ ) and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺿَﻴﻒ and pronounced Dayf.
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 guest

fa3l becomes Dayf

We have seen that the Arabic word for guest is written ﺿَﻴﻒ and pronounced Dayf. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3l where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3l and the root letters are D, y and f, the word becomes Dayf.
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 guest