Arabic for punishment

3uquuba
ﻋُﻘُﻮﺑَﺔ
punishment – feminine singular

The Arabic word for punishment is pronounced 3uquuba and written ﻋُﻘُﻮﺑَﺔ.

The Arabic word word for punishment can also be conjugated:

3uquubaat
ﻋُﻘُﻮﺑَﺎﺕ
punishment – feminine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word punishment

Important letters:
The root of the word punishment consists of three Arabic letters: ayn that is written and pronounced 3, qaf that is written and pronounced q and beh that is written and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to punishment

All letters in punishment

ﻋُﻘُﻮﺑَﺔ
ﻋـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻮ
ﺑـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻮ
ﺑـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ـﻮ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺔ
 
ayn
3
qaf
q
waw
w
beh
b
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for punishment consists of: The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ﻋـ ) and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ـﻘـ ) and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ﺑـ ) 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 ﻋُﻘُﻮﺑَﺔ and pronounced 3uquuba.
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 punishment

fu3uula becomes 3uquuba

We have seen that the Arabic word for punishment is written ﻋُﻘُﻮﺑَﺔ and pronounced 3uquuba. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fu3uula where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fu3uula and the root letters are 3, q and b, the word becomes 3uquuba.
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