Arabic for fleeting

3aabir
ﻋَﺎﺑِﺮ
fleeting – masculine singular

The Arabic word ﻋَﺎﺑِﺮ means fleeting. It is pronounced 3aabir.

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Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: active participle

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

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The word fleeting letter by letter

ﻋَﺎﺑِﺮ
ﻋـ
ـﺎ
ﺑـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻋـ
ـﺎ
ﺑـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ـﺎ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺮ
 
ayn
3
alef
beh
b
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for fleeting 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 a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . 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 i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﺎﺑِﺮ and pronounced 3aabir.
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The pattern for fleeting

faa3il becomes 3aabir

We have seen that the Arabic word for fleeting is written ﻋَﺎﺑِﺮ and pronounced 3aabir. It follows the pattern active participle form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure faa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is faa3il and the root letters are 3, b and r, the word becomes 3aabir.
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

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