Arabic for officer

DaabiT
ﺿَﺎﺑِﻂ
officer – masculine singular

The Arabic word for officer is pronounced DaabiT and written ﺿَﺎﺑِﻂ.

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The Arabic word word for officer can also be conjugated:

DubbaaT
ﺿُﺒَّﺎﻁ
officer – masculine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle

Using the word officer

Important letters:
The root of the word officer consists of three Arabic letters: Dad that is written and pronounced D, beh that is written and pronounced b and Ta that is written and pronounced T. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in officer

ﺿَﺎﺑِﻂ
ﺿـ
ـﺎ
ﺑـ
ـﻂ
 
ﺿـ
ـﺎ
ﺑـ
ـﻂ
 
ﺿـ
ـﻀـ
ـﺾ
ـﺎ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
 
Dad
D
alef
beh
b
Ta
T
 
 
The Arabic word for officer 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ﺑـ ) and pronounced b 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 Ta that is written ﻁ ( here ـﻂ ) and pronounced T and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺿَﺎﺑِﻂ and pronounced DaabiT.
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 officer

faa3il becomes DaabiT

We have seen that the Arabic word for officer is written ﺿَﺎﺑِﻂ and pronounced DaabiT. It follows the pattern active participle form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure faa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is faa3il and the root letters are D, b and T, the word becomes DaabiT.
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 officer