Arabic for cage

qafaS
ﻗَﻔَﺺ
cage – masculine singular

The Arabic word for cage is pronounced qafaS and written ﻗَﻔَﺺ.

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The Arabic word word for cage can also be conjugated:

'aqfaaS
ﺃَﻗﻔَﺎﺹ
cage – masculine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word cage

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Important letters:
The root of the word cage consists of three Arabic letters: qaf that is written and pronounced q, fa that is written and pronounced f and Sad that is written and pronounced S. Words with the same root letters are often related.

The letters of cage

ﻗَﻔَﺺ
ﻗـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺺ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺺ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
 
qaf
q
fa
f
Sad
S
 
 
The Arabic word for cage consists of: The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q 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 fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻔـ ) and pronounced f 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 ـﺺ ) and pronounced S and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻗَﻔَﺺ and pronounced qafaS.
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 cage

fa3al becomes qafaS

We have seen that the Arabic word for cage is written ﻗَﻔَﺺ and pronounced qafaS. 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 q, f and S, the word becomes qafaS.
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 cage