Arabic for pearl

Sadaf
ﺻَﺪَﻑ
pearl – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for pearl is pronounced Sadaf and written ﺻَﺪَﻑ.

The Arabic word word for pearl can also be conjugated:

'aSdaaf
ﺃَﺻﺪَﺍﻑ
pearl – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word pearl

Important letters:
The root of the word pearl consists of the three Arabic letters Sad that is written ﺹ and pronounced S, dal that is written ﺩ and pronounced d och fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in pearl

ﺻَﺪَﻑ
ﺻـ
ـﺪ
 
ﺻـ
ـﺪ
 
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
ـﺪ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
Sad
S
dal
d
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for pearl consists of: The letter Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ﺻـ ) and pronounced S 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 a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺻَﺪَﻑ and pronounced Sadaf.
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 pearl

fa3al becomes Sadaf

We have seen that the Arabic word for pearl is written ﺻَﺪَﻑ and pronounced Sadaf. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3al and the root letters are S, d and f, the word becomes Sadaf.
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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