Arabic for desolation

waHsha
ﻭَﺣﺸَﺔ
desolation – feminine singular

The Arabic word for desolation is pronounced waHsha and written ﻭَﺣﺸَﺔ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word desolation

Important letters:
The root of the word desolation consists of three Arabic letters: waw that is written and pronounced w, Ha that is written and pronounced H and shin that is written and pronounced sh. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to desolation

All letters in desolation

ﻭَﺣﺸَﺔ
ﺣـ
ـﺸـ
ـﺔ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺸـ
ـﺔ
 
ـﻮ
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﺷـ
ـﺸـ
ـﺶ
ـﺔ
 
waw
w
Ha
H
shin
sh
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for desolation consists of: The letter waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w 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 Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ﺣـ ) and pronounced H and is a part of the root of the word. The letter shin that is written ﺵ ( here ـﺸـ ) and pronounced sh 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 ﻭَﺣﺸَﺔ and pronounced waHsha.
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The pattern for desolation

fa3la becomes waHsha

We have seen that the Arabic word for desolation is written ﻭَﺣﺸَﺔ and pronounced waHsha. 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 w, H and sh, the word becomes waHsha.
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 desolation