Arabic for light

Daw'
ﺿَﻮﺀ
light – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for light is pronounced Daw' and written ﺿَﻮﺀ.

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The Arabic word word for light can also be conjugated:

'aDwaa'
ﺃَﺿﻮَﺍﺀ
light – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word light

Important letters:
The root of the word light consists of the three Arabic letters Dad that is written ﺽ and pronounced D, waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w och hamza that is written ﺀ and pronounced '. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in light

ﺿَﻮﺀ
ﺿـ
ـﻮ
 
ﺿـ
ـﻮ
 
ﺿـ
ـﻀـ
ـﺾ
ـﻮ
 
Dad
D
waw
w
hamza
'
 
 
The Arabic word for light 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 waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w and is a part of the root of the word. The letter hamza that is written ﺀ and pronounced ' and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺿَﻮﺀ and pronounced Daw'.
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 light

fa3l becomes Daw'

We have seen that the Arabic word for light is written ﺿَﻮﺀ and pronounced Daw'. 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 D, w and ', the word becomes Daw'.
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 light