Arabic for meat

laHm
ﻟَﺤﻢ
meat – masculine singular

The Arabic word for meat is pronounced laHm and written ﻟَﺤﻢ.

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The Arabic word word for meat can also be conjugated:

luHuum
ﻟُﺤُﻮﻡ
meat – masculine plural
Category: food
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word meat

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

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All letters in meat

ﻟَﺤﻢ
ﻟـ
ـﺤـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻟـ
ـﺤـ
ـﻢ
 
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
lam
l
Ha
H
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for meat consists of: The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ﻟـ ) and pronounced l 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 ﺡ ( here ـﺤـ ) and pronounced H and is a part of the root of the word. The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ـﻢ ) and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻟَﺤﻢ and pronounced laHm.
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 meat

fa3l becomes laHm

We have seen that the Arabic word for meat is written ﻟَﺤﻢ and pronounced laHm. 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 l, H and m, the word becomes laHm.
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 meat