Arabic for imprint

baSma
ﺑَﺼﻤَﺔ
imprint – feminine singular

The Arabic word for imprint is pronounced baSma and written ﺑَﺼﻤَﺔ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word imprint

Important letters:
The root of the word imprint consists of three Arabic letters: beh that is written and pronounced b, Sad that is written and pronounced S and mim that is written and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in imprint

ﺑَﺼﻤَﺔ
ﺑـ
ـﺼـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺔ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺼـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺔ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﺔ
 
beh
b
Sad
S
mim
m
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for imprint consists of: The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ﺑـ ) and pronounced b 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 Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ـﺼـ ) and pronounced S and is a part of the root of the word. The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻤـ ) and pronounced m 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 ta marbuta that is written ﺓ ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﺑَﺼﻤَﺔ and pronounced baSma.
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 imprint

fa3la becomes baSma

We have seen that the Arabic word for imprint is written ﺑَﺼﻤَﺔ and pronounced baSma. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3la where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3la and the root letters are b, S and m, the word becomes baSma.
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 imprint