Arabic for before

qabl
ﻗَﺒﻞ
before –

The Arabic word for before is pronounced qabl and written ﻗَﺒﻞ.

Part of speech: adverb. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word before

Important letters:
The root of the word before consists of the three Arabic letters qaf that is written ﻕ and pronounced q, beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b och lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to before

All letters in before

ﻗَﺒﻞ
ﻗـ
ـﺒـ
ـﻞ
 
ﻗـ
ـﺒـ
ـﻞ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
qaf
q
beh
b
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for before 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 a that is written as the sign َ above 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 letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻞ ) and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻗَﺒﻞ and pronounced qabl.
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 before

fa3l becomes qabl

We have seen that the Arabic word for before is written ﻗَﺒﻞ and pronounced qabl. 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 q, b and l, the word becomes qabl.
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 before