Arabic for period

fatra
ﻓَﺘﺮَﺓ
period – feminine singular

ﻓَﺘﺮَﺓ is an Arabic word. The meaning is period. You pronounce it fatra.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word period

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Important letters:
The root of the word period consists of three Arabic letters: fa that is written and pronounced f, ta that is written and pronounced t and ra that is written and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of period

ﻓَﺘﺮَﺓ
ﻓـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻓـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ـﺮ
ـﺔ
 
fa
f
ta
t
ra
r
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for period consists of: The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ﻓـ ) 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 ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) and pronounced t and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r 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 ta marbuta that is written ﺓ and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﻓَﺘﺮَﺓ and pronounced fatra.
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 period

fa3la becomes fatra

We have seen that the Arabic word for period is written ﻓَﺘﺮَﺓ and pronounced fatra. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3la where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3la and the root letters are f, t and r, the word becomes fatra.
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 period