Arabic for guard

naaTir
ﻧَﺎﻃِﺮ
guard – masculine singular

The Arabic word for guard is pronounced naaTir and written ﻧَﺎﻃِﺮ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle
Important letters:
The root of the word guard consists of three Arabic letters: nun that is written and pronounced n, Ta that is written and pronounced T and ra that is written and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in guard

ﻧَﺎﻃِﺮ
ﻧـ
ـﺎ
ﻃـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻧـ
ـﺎ
ﻃـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ـﺎ
ﻃـ
ـﻄـ
ـﻂ
ـﺮ
 
nun
n
alef
Ta
T
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for guard consists of: The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ﻧـ ) and pronounced n 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 Ta that is written ﻁ ( here ﻃـ ) and pronounced T 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 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 ﻧَﺎﻃِﺮ and pronounced naaTir.
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 guard

faa3il becomes naaTir

We have seen that the Arabic word for guard is written ﻧَﺎﻃِﺮ and pronounced naaTir. It follows the pattern active participle form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure faa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is faa3il and the root letters are n, T and r, the word becomes naaTir.
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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