Arabic for mask

qinaa3
ﻗِﻨَﺎﻉ
mask – masculine singular

The Arabic word for mask is pronounced qinaa3 and written ﻗِﻨَﺎﻉ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word mask

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Important letters:
The root of the word mask consists of three Arabic letters: qaf that is written and pronounced q, nun that is written and pronounced n and ayn that is written and pronounced 3. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in mask

ﻗِﻨَﺎﻉ
ﻗـ
ـﻨـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻨـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ـﺎ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
 
qaf
q
nun
n
alef
ayn
3
 
 
The Arabic word for mask consists of: The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q 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 nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻨـ ) and pronounced n 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 ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻗِﻨَﺎﻉ and pronounced qinaa3.
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 mask

fi3aal becomes qinaa3

We have seen that the Arabic word for mask is written ﻗِﻨَﺎﻉ and pronounced qinaa3. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 3. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fi3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fi3aal and the root letters are q, n and 3, the word becomes qinaa3.
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 mask