Arabic for ignorance, pre-Islam

jaahiliyya
ﺟَﺎﻫِﻠِﻴَّﺔ
ignorance, pre-Islam – feminine singular

The Arabic word for ignorance, pre-Islam is pronounced jaahiliyya and written ﺟَﺎﻫِﻠِﻴَّﺔ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle

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Important letters:
The root of the word ignorance, pre-Islam consists of three Arabic letters: jim that is written and pronounced j, ha that is written and pronounced h and lam that is written and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in ignorance, pre-Islam

ﺟَﺎﻫِﻠِﻴَّﺔ
ﺟـ
ـﺎ
ﻫـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺔ
 
ﺟـ
ـﺎ
ﻫـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺔ
 
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ـﺎ
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ـﺔ
 
jim
j
alef
ha
h
lam
l
ya
y
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for ignorance, pre-Islam consists of: The letter jim that is written ﺝ ( here ﺟـ ) and pronounced j 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 ha that is written ﻩ ( here ﻫـ ) and pronounced h 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 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 ya that is written ﻱ ( here ـﻴـ ) and pronounced y. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter ta marbuta that is written ﺓ ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﺟَﺎﻫِﻠِﻴَّﺔ and pronounced jaahiliyya.
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 ignorance, pre-Islam

faa3il becomes jaahiliyya

We have seen that the Arabic word for ignorance, pre-Islam is written ﺟَﺎﻫِﻠِﻴَّﺔ and pronounced jaahiliyya. 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 j, h and l, the word becomes jaahiliyya.
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

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