Arabic for servant, slave

3abd
ﻋَﺒﺪ
servant, slave – masculine singular

The Arabic word for servant, slave is pronounced 3abd and written ﻋَﺒﺪ.

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The Arabic word word for servant, slave can also be conjugated:

3abiid
ﻋَﺒِﻴﺪ
servant, slave – masculine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word servant, slave

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Important letters:
The root of the word servant, slave consists of three Arabic letters: ayn that is written and pronounced 3, beh that is written and pronounced b and dal that is written and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of servant, slave

ﻋَﺒﺪ
ﻋـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺪ
 
ﻋـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺪ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺪ
 
ayn
3
beh
b
dal
d
 
 
The Arabic word for servant, slave consists of: The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ﻋـ ) and pronounced 3 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 beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺒـ ) and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. The letter dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) and pronounced d and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﺒﺪ and pronounced 3abd.
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 servant, slave

fa3l becomes 3abd

We have seen that the Arabic word for servant, slave is written ﻋَﺒﺪ and pronounced 3abd. 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 3, b and d, the word becomes 3abd.
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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