Arabic for across

3abr
ﻋَﺒﺮ
across –

The Arabic word for across is pronounced 3abr and written ﻋَﺒﺮ.

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Part of speech: preposition. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word across

Important letters:
The root of the word across consists of the three Arabic letters ayn that is written ﻉ and pronounced 3, beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b och ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to across

All letters in across

ﻋَﺒﺮ
ﻋـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻋـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺮ
 
ayn
3
beh
b
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for across 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 beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺒـ ) and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﺒﺮ and pronounced 3abr.
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 across

fa3l becomes 3abr

We have seen that the Arabic word for across is written ﻋَﺒﺮ and pronounced 3abr. 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, b and r, the word becomes 3abr.
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 across