Arabic for donkey

Himaar
ﺣِﻤَﺎﺭ
donkey – masculine singular

The Arabic word for donkey is pronounced Himaar and written ﺣِﻤَﺎﺭ.

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The Arabic word word for donkey can also be conjugated:

Hamiir
ﺣَﻤِﻴﺮ
donkey – masculine plural
Category: animals
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word donkey

Important letters:
The root of the word donkey consists of three Arabic letters: Ha that is written and pronounced H, mim that is written and pronounced m and ra that is written and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in donkey

ﺣِﻤَﺎﺭ
ﺣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﺎ
ـﺮ
 
Ha
H
mim
m
alef
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for donkey consists of: The letter Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ﺣـ ) and pronounced H 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 mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻤـ ) and pronounced m 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 ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺣِﻤَﺎﺭ and pronounced Himaar.
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 donkey

fi3aal becomes Himaar

We have seen that the Arabic word for donkey is written ﺣِﻤَﺎﺭ and pronounced Himaar. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 3. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fi3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fi3aal and the root letters are H, m and r, the word becomes Himaar.
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 donkey