Arabic for copper

nuHaas
ﻧُﺤَﺎﺱ
copper – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for copper is pronounced nuHaas and written ﻧُﺤَﺎﺱ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word copper

Important letters:
The root of the word copper consists of the three Arabic letters nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n, Ha that is written ﺡ and pronounced H och sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in copper

ﻧُﺤَﺎﺱ
ﻧـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻧـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ـﺎ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
 
nun
n
Ha
H
alef
sin
s
 
 
The Arabic word for copper consists of: The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ﻧـ ) and pronounced n 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 Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ـﺤـ ) and pronounced H 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻧُﺤَﺎﺱ and pronounced nuHaas.
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 copper

fu3aal becomes nuHaas

We have seen that the Arabic word for copper is written ﻧُﺤَﺎﺱ and pronounced nuHaas. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fu3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fu3aal and the root letters are n, H and s, the word becomes nuHaas.
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 copper