Arabic for flag

3alam
ﻋَﻠَﻢ
flag – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for flag is pronounced 3alam and written ﻋَﻠَﻢ.

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The Arabic word word for flag can also be conjugated:

'a3laam
ﺃَﻋﻠَﺎﻡ
flag – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word flag

Important letters:
The root of the word flag consists of the three Arabic letters ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3, lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l och mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to flag

All letters in flag

ﻋَﻠَﻢ
ﻋـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
ayn
3
lam
l
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for flag 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 lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻠـ ) and pronounced l 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 mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻢ ) and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﻠَﻢ and pronounced 3alam.
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 flag

fa3al becomes 3alam

We have seen that the Arabic word for flag is written ﻋَﻠَﻢ and pronounced 3alam. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3al and the root letters are 3, l and m, the word becomes 3alam.
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 flag