Arabic for underneath

'asfal
ﺃَﺳﻔَﻞ
underneath –

The Arabic word for underneath is pronounced 'asfal and written ﺃَﺳﻔَﻞ.

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Part of speech: preposition. Pattern: colour

Using the word underneath

Important letters:
The root of the word underneath consists of the three Arabic letters sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s, fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f och lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to underneath

All letters in underneath

ﺃَﺳﻔَﻞ
ﺳـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻞ
 
ﺳـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻞ
 
ـﺄ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
alif hamza
'
sin
s
fa
f
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for underneath consists of: The letter alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced '. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) and pronounced s and is a part of the root of the word. The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻔـ ) 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 lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻞ ) and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺃَﺳﻔَﻞ and pronounced 'asfal.
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 underneath

'af3al becomes 'asfal

We have seen that the Arabic word for underneath is written ﺃَﺳﻔَﻞ and pronounced 'asfal. It follows the pattern colour. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure 'af3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is 'af3al and the root letters are s, f and l, the word becomes 'asfal.
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 underneath