Arabic for food

'akl
ﺃَﻛﻞ
food – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for food is pronounced 'akl and written ﺃَﻛﻞ.

The Arabic word word for food can also be conjugated:

'aklaat
ﺃَﻛﻠَﺎﺕ
food – maskulinum plural
Category: food
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word food

Important letters:
The root of the word food consists of the three Arabic letters alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced ', kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k och lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to food

All letters in food

ﺃَﻛﻞ
ﻛـ
ـﻞ
 
ﻛـ
ـﻞ
 
ـﺄ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
alif hamza
'
kaf
k
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for food consists of: The letter alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced ' 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 kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ﻛـ ) and pronounced k and is a part of the root of the word. The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻞ ) and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺃَﻛﻞ and pronounced 'akl.
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 food

fa3l becomes 'akl

We have seen that the Arabic word for food is written ﺃَﻛﻞ and pronounced 'akl. 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 ', k and l, the word becomes 'akl.
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 food