Arabic for active

naahiD
ﻧَﺎﻫِﺾ
active – masculine singular

The Arabic word for active is pronounced naahiD and written ﻧَﺎﻫِﺾ.

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Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: active participle

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Important letters:
The root of the word active consists of three Arabic letters: nun that is written and pronounced n, ha that is written and pronounced h and Dad that is written and pronounced D. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in active

ﻧَﺎﻫِﺾ
ﻧـ
ـﺎ
ﻫـ
ـﺾ
 
ﻧـ
ـﺎ
ﻫـ
ـﺾ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ـﺎ
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ﺿـ
ـﻀـ
ـﺾ
 
nun
n
alef
ha
h
Dad
D
 
 
The Arabic word for active consists of: The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ﻧـ ) and pronounced n 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 Dad that is written ﺽ ( here ـﺾ ) and pronounced D and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻧَﺎﻫِﺾ and pronounced naahiD.
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 active

faa3il becomes naahiD

We have seen that the Arabic word for active is written ﻧَﺎﻫِﺾ and pronounced naahiD. 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 n, h and D, the word becomes naahiD.
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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