Arabic for old

qadiim
ﻗَﺪِﻳﻢ
old – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for old is pronounced qadiim and written ﻗَﺪِﻳﻢ.

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The Arabic word word for old can also be conjugated:

qadiima
ﻗَﺪِﻳﻤَﺔ
old – femininum singular
qadiimaat
ﻗَﺪِﻳﻤَﺎﺕ
old – femininum plural
qudamaa'
ﻗُﺪَﻣَﺎﺀ
old – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word old

Important letters:
The root of the word old consists of the three Arabic letters qaf that is written ﻕ and pronounced q, dal that is written ﺩ and pronounced d och mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to old

All letters in old

ﻗَﺪِﻳﻢ
ﻗـ
ـﺪ
ﻳـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻗـ
ـﺪ
ﻳـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ـﺪ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
qaf
q
dal
d
ya
y
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for old 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 dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) and pronounced d and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter ya that is written ﻱ ( here ﻳـ ) and pronounced y. The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻢ ) and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻗَﺪِﻳﻢ and pronounced qadiim.
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 old

fa3iil becomes qadiim

We have seen that the Arabic word for old is written ﻗَﺪِﻳﻢ and pronounced qadiim. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3iil where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3iil and the root letters are q, d and m, the word becomes qadiim.
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 old