Arabic for niqab

niqaab
ﻧِﻘَﺎﺏ
niqab – masculine singular

The Arabic word for niqab is pronounced niqaab and written ﻧِﻘَﺎﺏ.

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The Arabic word word for niqab can also be conjugated:

nuqub
ﻧُﻘُﺐ
niqab – masculine plural
Category: clothes
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word niqab consists of three Arabic letters: nun that is written and pronounced n, qaf that is written and pronounced q and beh that is written and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in niqab

ﻧِﻘَﺎﺏ
ﻧـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ـﺎ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
 
nun
n
qaf
q
alef
beh
b
 
 
The Arabic word for niqab 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 i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ـﻘـ ) and pronounced q 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 beh that is written ﺏ and pronounced b and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻧِﻘَﺎﺏ and pronounced niqaab.
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 niqab

fi3aal becomes niqaab

We have seen that the Arabic word for niqab is written ﻧِﻘَﺎﺏ and pronounced niqaab. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 3. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fi3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fi3aal and the root letters are n, q and b, the word becomes niqaab.
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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