Arabic for contentment

qanaa3a
ﻗَﻨَﺎﻋَﺔ
contentment – feminine singular

The Arabic word for contentment is pronounced qanaa3a and written ﻗَﻨَﺎﻋَﺔ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word contentment consists of three Arabic letters: qaf that is written and pronounced q, nun that is written and pronounced n and ayn that is written and pronounced 3. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in contentment

ﻗَﻨَﺎﻋَﺔ
ﻗـ
ـﻨـ
ـﺎ
ﻋـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻨـ
ـﺎ
ﻋـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ـﺎ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ـﺔ
 
qaf
q
nun
n
alef
ayn
3
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for contentment consists of: The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q 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 nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻨـ ) and pronounced n 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 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 ta marbuta that is written ﺓ ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﻗَﻨَﺎﻋَﺔ and pronounced qanaa3a.
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The pattern for contentment

fa3aala becomes qanaa3a

We have seen that the Arabic word for contentment is written ﻗَﻨَﺎﻋَﺔ and pronounced qanaa3a. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3aala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3aala and the root letters are q, n and 3, the word becomes qanaa3a.
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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