Arabic for thing

shay'
ﺷَﻲﺀ
thing – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for thing is pronounced shay' and written ﺷَﻲﺀ.

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The Arabic word word for thing can also be conjugated:

'ashyaa'
ﺃَﺷﻴَﺎﺀ
thing – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word thing

Important letters:
The root of the word thing consists of the three Arabic letters shin that is written ﺵ and pronounced sh, ya that is written ﻱ and pronounced y och hamza that is written ﺀ and pronounced '. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in thing

ﺷَﻲﺀ
ﺷـ
ـﻲ
 
ﺷـ
ـﻲ
 
ﺷـ
ـﺸـ
ـﺶ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
 
shin
sh
ya
y
hamza
'
 
 
The Arabic word for thing consists of: The letter shin that is written ﺵ ( here ﺷـ ) and pronounced sh 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 ya that is written ﻱ ( here ـﻲ ) and pronounced y 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 ﺷَﻲﺀ and pronounced shay'.
Arabic is written from right to left. Short vowels are placed above or under the letters, the are usually omitted.
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