Arabic for heel bone

3aqib
ﻋَﻘِﺐ
heel bone – masculine singular

The Arabic word for heel bone is pronounced 3aqib and written ﻋَﻘِﺐ.

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The Arabic word word for heel bone can also be conjugated:

'a3qaab
ﺃَﻋﻘَﺎﺏ
heel bone – masculine plural
Category: anatomy
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word heel bone consists of three Arabic letters: ayn that is written and pronounced 3, qaf that is written and pronounced q and beh that is written and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in heel bone

ﻋَﻘِﺐ
ﻋـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺐ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺐ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
ayn
3
qaf
q
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for heel bone consists of: 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 qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ـﻘـ ) and pronounced q 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 beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺐ ) and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻋَﻘِﺐ and pronounced 3aqib.
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 heel bone

fa3il becomes 3aqib

We have seen that the Arabic word for heel bone is written ﻋَﻘِﺐ and pronounced 3aqib. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3il and the root letters are 3, q and b, the word becomes 3aqib.
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 heel bone