Arabic for word

kalima
ﻛَﻠِﻤَﺔ
word – femininum singular

The Arabic word for word is pronounced kalima and written ﻛَﻠِﻤَﺔ.

The Arabic word word for word can also be conjugated:

kalimaat
ﻛَﻠِﻤَﺎﺕ
word – femininum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word word

Important letters:
The root of the word word consists of the three Arabic letters kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k, lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l och mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to word

All letters in word

ﻛَﻠِﻤَﺔ
ﻛـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻛـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﺔ
 
kaf
k
lam
l
mim
m
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for word consists of: The letter kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ﻛـ ) and pronounced k 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 ـﻠـ ) and pronounced l 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 mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻤـ ) 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 ta marbuta that is written ﺓ ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﻛَﻠِﻤَﺔ and pronounced kalima.
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 word

fa3ila becomes kalima

We have seen that the Arabic word for word is written ﻛَﻠِﻤَﺔ and pronounced kalima. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3ila where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3ila and the root letters are k, l and m, the word becomes kalima.
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 word