Arabic for cessation

waqf
ﻭَﻗﻒ
cessation – masculine singular

The Arabic word for cessation is pronounced waqf and written ﻭَﻗﻒ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word cessation

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

Words related to cessation

All letters in cessation

ﻭَﻗﻒ
ﻗـ
ـﻒ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻒ
 
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
waw
w
qaf
q
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for cessation consists of: The letter waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w 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 qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻒ ) and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻭَﻗﻒ and pronounced waqf.
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 cessation

fa3l becomes waqf

We have seen that the Arabic word for cessation is written ﻭَﻗﻒ and pronounced waqf. 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 w, q and f, the word becomes waqf.
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 cessation