Arabic for time
time – masculine singular
ﺯَﻣَﻦ is an Arabic word. The meaning is time. You pronounce it zaman.About the audio files
The Arabic word word for time can also be conjugated:
time – masculine plural
Using the word time
After a short time they were married and lived in a small cottage by the river.
Time passed and he did his best.
This happened a long time ago.
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The root of the word time consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﺯ
and pronounced z
that is written ﻡ
and pronounced m
that is written ﻥ
and pronounced n
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
Words related to time
All letters in time
The Arabic word for time consists of: The letter zayn that is written ﺯ and pronounced z 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 mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m 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 nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻦ ) and pronounced n and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺯَﻣَﻦ and pronounced zaman.
The pattern for time
fa3al becomes zaman
We have seen that the Arabic word for time is written ﺯَﻣَﻦ and pronounced zaman. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1
. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3al and the root letters are z, m and n, the word becomes zaman.
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 time