Arabic for tax

Dariiba
ﺿَﺮِﻳﺒَﺔ
tax – feminine singular

The Arabic word for tax is pronounced Dariiba and written ﺿَﺮِﻳﺒَﺔ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word tax

Important letters:
The root of the word tax consists of three Arabic letters: Dad that is written and pronounced D, ra that is written and pronounced r and beh that is written and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to tax

All letters in tax

ﺿَﺮِﻳﺒَﺔ
ﺿـ
ـﺮ
ﻳـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺔ
 
ﺿـ
ـﺮ
ﻳـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺔ
 
ﺿـ
ـﻀـ
ـﺾ
ـﺮ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺔ
 
Dad
D
ra
r
ya
y
beh
b
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for tax consists of: The letter Dad that is written ﺽ ( here ﺿـ ) and pronounced D 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 ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter ya that is written ﻱ ( here ﻳـ ) and pronounced y. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺒـ ) and pronounced b 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 ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﺿَﺮِﻳﺒَﺔ and pronounced Dariiba.
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 tax

fa3iila becomes Dariiba

We have seen that the Arabic word for tax is written ﺿَﺮِﻳﺒَﺔ and pronounced Dariiba. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3iila where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3iila and the root letters are D, r and b, the word becomes Dariiba.
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