Arabic for delight

bahja
ﺑَﻬﺠَﺔ
delight – feminine singular

The Arabic word ﺑَﻬﺠَﺔ means delight. It is pronounced bahja.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word delight

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Important letters:
The root of the word delight consists of three Arabic letters: beh that is written and pronounced b, ha that is written and pronounced h and jim that is written and pronounced j. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of delight

ﺑَﻬﺠَﺔ
ﺑـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺔ
 
ﺑـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺔ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ـﺔ
 
beh
b
ha
h
jim
j
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for delight consists of: The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ﺑـ ) and pronounced b 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 ha that is written ﻩ ( here ـﻬـ ) and pronounced h and is a part of the root of the word. The letter jim that is written ﺝ ( here ـﺠـ ) and pronounced j 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 ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﺑَﻬﺠَﺔ and pronounced bahja.
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 delight

fa3la becomes bahja

We have seen that the Arabic word for delight is written ﺑَﻬﺠَﺔ and pronounced bahja. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3la where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3la and the root letters are b, h and j, the word becomes bahja.
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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