Arabic for futile

mubTal
ﻣُﺒﻄَﻞ
futile – masculine singular

The Arabic word for futile is pronounced mubTal and written ﻣُﺒﻄَﻞ.

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Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: passive participle
Important letters:
The root of the word futile consists of three Arabic letters: beh that is written and pronounced b, Ta that is written and pronounced T and lam that is written and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in futile

ﻣُﺒﻄَﻞ
ﻣـ
ـﺒـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻞ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺒـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻞ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
mim
m
beh
b
Ta
T
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for futile consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺒـ ) and pronounced b 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 lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻞ ) and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣُﺒﻄَﻞ and pronounced mubTal.
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 futile

muf3al becomes mubTal

We have seen that the Arabic word for futile is written ﻣُﺒﻄَﻞ and pronounced mubTal. It follows the pattern passive participle form 4. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure muf3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is muf3al and the root letters are b, T and l, the word becomes mubTal.
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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