Arabic for infection

3ufuuna
ﻋُﻔُﻮﻧَﺔ
infection – feminine singular

The Arabic word ﻋُﻔُﻮﻧَﺔ means infection. It is pronounced 3ufuuna.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word infection consists of three Arabic letters: ayn that is written and pronounced 3, fa that is written and pronounced f and nun that is written and pronounced n. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word infection letter by letter

ﻋُﻔُﻮﻧَﺔ
ﻋـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻮ
ﻧـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻮ
ﻧـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ـﻮ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ـﺔ
 
ayn
3
fa
f
waw
w
nun
n
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for infection 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 u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻔـ ) and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w. The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ﻧـ ) and pronounced n 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 ﻋُﻔُﻮﻧَﺔ and pronounced 3ufuuna.
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 infection

fu3uula becomes 3ufuuna

We have seen that the Arabic word for infection is written ﻋُﻔُﻮﻧَﺔ and pronounced 3ufuuna. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fu3uula where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fu3uula and the root letters are 3, f and n, the word becomes 3ufuuna.
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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