Arabic for dowry

mahr
ﻣَﻬﺮ
dowry – masculine singular

The Arabic word for dowry is pronounced mahr and written ﻣَﻬﺮ.

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The Arabic word word for dowry can also be conjugated:

muhuur
ﻣُﻬُﻮﺭ
dowry – masculine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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

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All letters in dowry

ﻣَﻬﺮ
ﻣـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ـﺮ
 
mim
m
ha
h
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for dowry consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) 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 ha that is written ﻩ ( here ـﻬـ ) and pronounced h and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﻬﺮ and pronounced mahr.
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 dowry

fa3l becomes mahr

We have seen that the Arabic word for dowry is written ﻣَﻬﺮ and pronounced mahr. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3l where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3l and the root letters are m, h and r, the word becomes mahr.
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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