Arabic for cannon
cannon – masculine singular
The Arabic word for cannon is pronounced midfa3 and written ﻣِﺪﻓَﻊ.
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The root of the word cannon consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﺩ
and pronounced d
that is written ﻑ
and pronounced f
that is written ﻉ
and pronounced 3
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
Words related to cannon
The word cannon letter by letter
The Arabic word for cannon consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) and pronounced d and is a part of the root of the word. The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ﻓـ ) and pronounced f 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 ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻊ ) and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣِﺪﻓَﻊ and pronounced midfa3.
The pattern for cannon
mif3al becomes midfa3
We have seen that the Arabic word for cannon is written ﻣِﺪﻓَﻊ and pronounced midfa3. It follows the pattern instrument noun
. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure mif3al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is mif3al and the root letters are d, f and 3, the word becomes midfa3.
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 cannon