Arabic for knowing

3aarif
ﻋَﺎﺭِﻑ
knowing – masculine singular

ﻋَﺎﺭِﻑ is an Arabic word. The meaning is knowing. You pronounce it 3aarif.

Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: active participle

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

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All letters in knowing

ﻋَﺎﺭِﻑ
ﻋـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻋـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ـﺎ
ـﺮ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
ayn
3
alef
ra
r
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for knowing 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r 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 fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﺎﺭِﻑ and pronounced 3aarif.
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 knowing

faa3il becomes 3aarif

We have seen that the Arabic word for knowing is written ﻋَﺎﺭِﻑ and pronounced 3aarif. It follows the pattern active participle form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure faa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is faa3il and the root letters are 3, r and f, the word becomes 3aarif.
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 knowing