Arabic for bone

3aZm
ﻋَﻈﻢ
bone – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for bone is pronounced 3aZm and written ﻋَﻈﻢ.

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The Arabic word word for bone can also be conjugated:

3iZaam
ﻋِﻈَﺎﻡ
bone – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word bone consists of the three Arabic letters ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3, Za that is written ﻅ and pronounced Z och mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in bone

ﻋَﻈﻢ
ﻋـ
ـﻈـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻈـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻇـ
ـﻈـ
ـﻆ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
ayn
3
Za
Z
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for bone consists of: The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ﻋـ ) and pronounced 3 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 Za that is written ﻅ ( here ـﻈـ ) and pronounced Z and is a part of the root of the word. 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 ﻋَﻈﻢ and pronounced 3aZm.
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 bone

fa3l becomes 3aZm

We have seen that the Arabic word for bone is written ﻋَﻈﻢ and pronounced 3aZm. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3l where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3l and the root letters are 3, Z and m, the word becomes 3aZm.
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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