Arabic for square

murabba3
ﻣُﺮَﺑَّﻊ
square – masculine singular

The Arabic word for square is pronounced murabba3 and written ﻣُﺮَﺑَّﻊ.

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The Arabic word word for square can also be conjugated:

murabba3aat
ﻣُﺮَﺑَّﻌَﺎﺕ
square – masculine plural
Category: geometry
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: passive participle
Important letters:
The root of the word square consists of three Arabic letters: ra that is written and pronounced r, beh that is written and pronounced b and ayn that is written and pronounced 3. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in square

ﻣُﺮَﺑَّﻊ
ﻣـ
ـﺮ
ﺑـ
ـﻊ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺮ
ﺑـ
ـﻊ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﺮ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
 
mim
m
ra
r
beh
b
ayn
3
 
 
The Arabic word for square 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 ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r 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 beh that is written ﺏ ( here ﺑـ ) and pronounced b 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 ﻣُﺮَﺑَّﻊ and pronounced murabba3.
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 square

mufa33al becomes murabba3

We have seen that the Arabic word for square is written ﻣُﺮَﺑَّﻊ and pronounced murabba3. It follows the pattern passive participle form 2. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure mufa33al where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is mufa33al and the root letters are r, b and 3, the word becomes murabba3.
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 square