Arabic for summer

Sayf
ﺻَﻴﻒ
summer – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for summer is pronounced Sayf and written ﺻَﻴﻒ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word summer

Important letters:
The root of the word summer consists of the three Arabic letters Sad that is written ﺹ and pronounced S, 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 summer

All letters in summer

ﺻَﻴﻒ
ﺻـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻒ
 
ﺻـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻒ
 
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
Sad
S
ya
y
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for summer consists of: The letter Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ﺻـ ) 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 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 ﺻَﻴﻒ and pronounced Sayf.
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 summer

fa3l becomes Sayf

We have seen that the Arabic word for summer is written ﺻَﻴﻒ and pronounced Sayf. 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 S, y and f, the word becomes Sayf.
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 summer