Arabic for absence

3adam
ﻋَﺪَﻡ
absence – masculine singular

The Arabic word for absence is pronounced 3adam and written ﻋَﺪَﻡ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word absence

Important letters:
The root of the word absence consists of three Arabic letters: ayn that is written and pronounced 3, dal that is written and pronounced d and mim that is written and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to absence

All letters in absence

ﻋَﺪَﻡ
ﻋـ
ـﺪ
 
ﻋـ
ـﺪ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ـﺪ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
ayn
3
dal
d
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for absence 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 dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) and pronounced d 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 and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﺪَﻡ and pronounced 3adam.
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 absence

fa3al becomes 3adam

We have seen that the Arabic word for absence is written ﻋَﺪَﻡ and pronounced 3adam. 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 3, d and m, the word becomes 3adam.
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 absence