Arabic for quotation

iqtibaas
ﺍِﻗﺘِﺒَﺎﺱ
quotation – masculine singular

The Arabic word for quotation is pronounced iqtibaas and written ﺍِﻗﺘِﺒَﺎﺱ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word quotation

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Important letters:
The root of the word quotation consists of three Arabic letters: qaf that is written and pronounced q, beh that is written and pronounced b and sin that is written and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to quotation

The word quotation letter by letter

ﺍِﻗﺘِﺒَﺎﺱ
ﻗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺎ
 
ـﺎ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺎ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
 
alef
qaf
q
ta
t
beh
b
alef
sin
s
 
 
The Arabic word for quotation consists of: The letter alef that is written ﺍ and pronounced . The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) and pronounced t. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺒـ ) 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺍِﻗﺘِﺒَﺎﺱ and pronounced iqtibaas.
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 quotation

ifti3aal becomes iqtibaas

We have seen that the Arabic word for quotation is written ﺍِﻗﺘِﺒَﺎﺱ and pronounced iqtibaas. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 8. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure ifti3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is ifti3aal and the root letters are q, b and s, the word becomes iqtibaas.
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 quotation