Arabic for population

'ahl
ﺃَﻫﻞ
population – masculine singular

The Arabic word for population is pronounced 'ahl and written ﺃَﻫﻞ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word population consists of three Arabic letters: alif hamza that is written and pronounced ', 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 population

ﺃَﻫﻞ
ﻫـ
ـﻞ
 
ﻫـ
ـﻞ
 
ـﺄ
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
alif hamza
'
ha
h
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for population consists of: The letter alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced ' 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 ha that is written ﻩ ( here ﻫـ ) and pronounced h and is a part of the root of the word. The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻞ ) and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺃَﻫﻞ and pronounced 'ahl.
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 population

fa3l becomes 'ahl

We have seen that the Arabic word for population is written ﺃَﻫﻞ and pronounced 'ahl. 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 ', h and l, the word becomes 'ahl.
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 population