Arabic for letter

Harf
ﺣَﺮﻑ
letter – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for letter is pronounced Harf and written ﺣَﺮﻑ.

The Arabic word word for letter can also be conjugated:

Huruuf
ﺣُﺮُﻭﻑ
letter – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word letter

Important letters:
The root of the word letter consists of the three Arabic letters Ha that is written ﺡ and pronounced H, ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r och fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to letter

All letters in letter

ﺣَﺮﻑ
ﺣـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺮ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ـﺮ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
Ha
H
ra
r
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for letter consists of: The letter Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ﺣـ ) and pronounced H 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 ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. The letter fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺣَﺮﻑ and pronounced Harf.
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 letter

fa3l becomes Harf

We have seen that the Arabic word for letter is written ﺣَﺮﻑ and pronounced Harf. 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 H, r and f, the word becomes Harf.
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 letter