Arabic for divorce

Talaaq
ﻃَﻠَﺎﻕ
divorce – masculine singular

The Arabic word for divorce is pronounced Talaaq and written ﻃَﻠَﺎﻕ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word divorce

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Important letters:
The root of the word divorce consists of three Arabic letters: Ta that is written and pronounced T, lam that is written and pronounced l and qaf that is written and pronounced q. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word divorce letter by letter

ﻃَﻠَﺎﻕ
ﻃـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻃـ
ـﻠـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ـﺎ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
 
Ta
T
lam
l
alef
qaf
q
 
 
The Arabic word for divorce consists of: The letter Ta that is written ﻁ ( here ﻃـ ) and pronounced T 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 lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻠـ ) and pronounced l 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 qaf that is written ﻕ and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻃَﻠَﺎﻕ and pronounced Talaaq.
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The pattern for divorce

fa3aal becomes Talaaq

We have seen that the Arabic word for divorce is written ﻃَﻠَﺎﻕ and pronounced Talaaq. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3aal and the root letters are T, l and q, the word becomes Talaaq.
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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