Arabic for basket

maqTaf
ﻣَﻘﻄَﻒ
basket – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for basket is pronounced maqTaf and written ﻣَﻘﻄَﻒ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: time and place noun
Important letters:
The root of the word basket consists of the three Arabic letters qaf that is written ﻕ and pronounced q, Ta that is written ﻁ and pronounced T och fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to basket

All letters in basket

ﻣَﻘﻄَﻒ
ﻣـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻒ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻒ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
mim
m
qaf
q
Ta
T
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for basket consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ـﻘـ ) and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. The letter Ta that is written ﻁ ( here ـﻄـ ) and pronounced T 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 ( here ـﻒ ) and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﻘﻄَﻒ and pronounced maqTaf.
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 basket

maf3al becomes maqTaf

We have seen that the Arabic word for basket is written ﻣَﻘﻄَﻒ and pronounced maqTaf. It follows the pattern time and place noun. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure maf3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is maf3al and the root letters are q, T and f, the word becomes maqTaf.
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 basket