Arabic for speaker, speaking

mutakallim
ﻣُﺘَﻜَﻠِّﻢ
speaker, speaking – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for speaker, speaking is pronounced mutakallim and written ﻣُﺘَﻜَﻠِّﻢ.

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Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: active participle
Important letters:
The root of the word speaker, speaking consists of the three Arabic letters kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k, lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l och mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in speaker, speaking

ﻣُﺘَﻜَﻠِّﻢ
ﻣـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
mim
m
ta
t
kaf
k
lam
l
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for speaker, speaking consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) and pronounced t. 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 lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻠـ ) and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻢ ) and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣُﺘَﻜَﻠِّﻢ and pronounced mutakallim.
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 speaker, speaking

mutafa33il becomes mutakallim

We have seen that the Arabic word for speaker, speaking is written ﻣُﺘَﻜَﻠِّﻢ and pronounced mutakallim. It follows the pattern active participle form 5. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure mutafa33il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is mutafa33il and the root letters are k, l and m, the word becomes mutakallim.
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