Arabic for variable

mutaHawwil
ﻣُﺘَﺤَﻮِّﻝ
variable – masculine singular

The Arabic word for variable is pronounced mutaHawwil and written ﻣُﺘَﺤَﻮِّﻝ.

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Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: active participle
Important letters:
The root of the word variable consists of three Arabic letters: Ha that is written and pronounced H, waw that is written and pronounced w and lam that is written and pronounced l. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to variable

All letters in variable

ﻣُﺘَﺤَﻮِّﻝ
ﻣـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺤـ
ـﻮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺤـ
ـﻮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ـﻮ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
 
mim
m
ta
t
Ha
H
waw
w
lam
l
 
 
The Arabic word for variable 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 ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) and pronounced t. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ـﺤـ ) and pronounced H 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 waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w 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 lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣُﺘَﺤَﻮِّﻝ and pronounced mutaHawwil.
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 variable

mutafa33il becomes mutaHawwil

We have seen that the Arabic word for variable is written ﻣُﺘَﺤَﻮِّﻝ and pronounced mutaHawwil. It follows the pattern active participle form 5. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure mutafa33il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is mutafa33il and the root letters are H, w and l, the word becomes mutaHawwil.
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