Arabic for idea

fikra
ﻓِﻜﺮَﺓ
idea – feminine singular

The Arabic word for idea is pronounced fikra and written ﻓِﻜﺮَﺓ.

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The Arabic word word for idea can also be conjugated:

'afkaar
ﺃَﻓﻜَﺎﺭ
idea – feminine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word idea consists of three Arabic letters: fa that is written and pronounced f, kaf that is written and pronounced k and ra that is written and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of idea

ﻓِﻜﺮَﺓ
ﻓـ
ـﻜـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻓـ
ـﻜـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ـﺮ
ـﺔ
 
fa
f
kaf
k
ra
r
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for idea consists of: The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ﻓـ ) and pronounced f 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 kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ـﻜـ ) and pronounced k and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r 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 and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﻓِﻜﺮَﺓ and pronounced fikra.
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 idea

fi3la becomes fikra

We have seen that the Arabic word for idea is written ﻓِﻜﺮَﺓ and pronounced fikra. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fi3la where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fi3la and the root letters are f, k and r, the word becomes fikra.
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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