Arabic for orphan

yatiim
ﻳَﺘِﻴﻢ
orphan – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for orphan is pronounced yatiim and written ﻳَﺘِﻴﻢ.

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The Arabic word word for orphan can also be conjugated:

'aytaam
ﺃَﻳﺘَﺎﻡ
orphan – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word orphan consists of the three Arabic letters ya that is written ﻱ and pronounced y, ta that is written ﺕ and pronounced t och mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in orphan

ﻳَﺘِﻴﻢ
ﻳـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻳـ
ـﺘـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
ya
y
ta
t
ya
y
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for orphan consists of: The letter ya that is written ﻱ ( here ﻳـ ) and pronounced y 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 ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) and pronounced t 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 ـﻴـ ) 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 ﻳَﺘِﻴﻢ and pronounced yatiim.
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 orphan

fa3iil becomes yatiim

We have seen that the Arabic word for orphan is written ﻳَﺘِﻴﻢ and pronounced yatiim. 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 y, t and m, the word becomes yatiim.
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 orphan