Arabic for yogurt

zabaadiyy
ﺯَﺑَﺎﺩِﻱّ
yogurt – masculine singular

The Arabic word for yogurt is pronounced zabaadiyy and written ﺯَﺑَﺎﺩِﻱّ.

Category: food
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word yogurt consists of three Arabic letters: zayn that is written and pronounced z, beh that is written and pronounced b and dal that is written and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word yogurt letter by letter

ﺯَﺑَﺎﺩِﻱّ
ﺑـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺑـ
ـﺎ
 
ـﺰ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺎ
ـﺪ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
 
zayn
z
beh
b
alef
dal
d
ya
y
 
 
The Arabic word for yogurt consists of: The letter zayn that is written ﺯ and pronounced z 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter dal that is written ﺩ and pronounced d 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 ya that is written ﻱ and pronounced y. Therefore, the word is writen ﺯَﺑَﺎﺩِﻱّ and pronounced zabaadiyy.
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 yogurt

fa3aal becomes zabaadiyy

We have seen that the Arabic word for yogurt is written ﺯَﺑَﺎﺩِﻱّ and pronounced zabaadiyy. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3aal and the root letters are z, b and d, the word becomes zabaadiyy.
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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