Arabic for halt, stop

tawaqquf
ﺗَﻮَﻗُّﻒ
halt, stop – masculine singular

The Arabic word for halt, stop is pronounced tawaqquf and written ﺗَﻮَﻗُّﻒ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word halt, stop

Important letters:
The root of the word halt, stop consists of three Arabic letters: waw that is written and pronounced w, qaf that is written and pronounced q and fa that is written and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to halt, stop

All letters in halt, stop

ﺗَﻮَﻗُّﻒ
ﺗـ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻒ
 
ﺗـ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻒ
 
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ـﻮ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
ta
t
waw
w
qaf
q
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for halt, stop consists of: The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ﺗـ ) and pronounced t. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w 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 qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ﻗـ ) and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻒ ) and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺗَﻮَﻗُّﻒ and pronounced tawaqquf.
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 halt, stop

tafa33ul becomes tawaqquf

We have seen that the Arabic word for halt, stop is written ﺗَﻮَﻗُّﻒ and pronounced tawaqquf. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 5. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure tafa33ul where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is tafa33ul and the root letters are w, q and f, the word becomes tawaqquf.
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 halt, stop