Arabic for tyrant

Zaalim
ﻇَﺎﻟِﻢ
tyrant – masculine singular

The Arabic word for tyrant is pronounced Zaalim and written ﻇَﺎﻟِﻢ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle

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Important letters:
The root of the word tyrant consists of three Arabic letters: Za that is written and pronounced Z, lam that is written and pronounced l and mim that is written and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word tyrant letter by letter

ﻇَﺎﻟِﻢ
ﻇـ
ـﺎ
ﻟـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻇـ
ـﺎ
ﻟـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻇـ
ـﻈـ
ـﻆ
ـﺎ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
Za
Z
alef
lam
l
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for tyrant consists of: The letter Za that is written ﻅ ( here ﻇـ ) 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ﻟـ ) 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 ـﻢ ) and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻇَﺎﻟِﻢ and pronounced Zaalim.
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The pattern for tyrant

faa3il becomes Zaalim

We have seen that the Arabic word for tyrant is written ﻇَﺎﻟِﻢ and pronounced Zaalim. 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 Z, l and m, the word becomes Zaalim.
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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