Arabic for friend

SaaHib
ﺻَﺎﺣِﺐ
friend – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for friend is pronounced SaaHib and written ﺻَﺎﺣِﺐ.

The Arabic word word for friend can also be conjugated:

'aSHaab
ﺃَﺻﺤَﺎﺏ
friend – maskulinum plural
Category: relationships
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle

Using the word friend

Important letters:
The root of the word friend consists of the three Arabic letters Sad that is written ﺹ and pronounced S, Ha that is written ﺡ and pronounced H och beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in friend

ﺻَﺎﺣِﺐ
ﺻـ
ـﺎ
ﺣـ
ـﺐ
 
ﺻـ
ـﺎ
ﺣـ
ـﺐ
 
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
ـﺎ
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
Sad
S
alef
Ha
H
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for friend consists of: The letter Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ﺻـ ) and pronounced S 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 Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ﺣـ ) and pronounced H 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 beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺐ ) and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺻَﺎﺣِﺐ and pronounced SaaHib.
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 friend

faa3il becomes SaaHib

We have seen that the Arabic word for friend is written ﺻَﺎﺣِﺐ and pronounced SaaHib. 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 S, H and b, the word becomes SaaHib.
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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