Arabic for principal

ra'siyy
ﺭَﺃﺳِﻲّ
principal – masculine singular

The Arabic word for principal is pronounced ra'siyy and written ﺭَﺃﺳِﻲّ.

The Arabic word word for principal can also be conjugated:

ra'siyya
ﺭَﺃﺳِﻴَّﺔ
principal – feminine singular
Part of speech: adjective. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word principal consists of three Arabic letters: ra that is written and pronounced r, alif hamza that is written and pronounced ' and sin that is written and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of principal

ﺭَﺃﺳِﻲّ
ﺳـ
ـﻲ
 
ﺳـ
ـﻲ
 
ـﺮ
ـﺄ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
 
ra
r
alif hamza
'
sin
s
ya
y
 
 
The Arabic word for principal consists of: The letter ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r 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 alif hamza that is written ﺃ and pronounced ' and is a part of the root of the word. The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) and pronounced s 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 ( here ـﻲ ) and pronounced y. Therefore, the word is writen ﺭَﺃﺳِﻲّ and pronounced ra'siyy.
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The pattern for principal

fa3l becomes ra'siyy

We have seen that the Arabic word for principal is written ﺭَﺃﺳِﻲّ and pronounced ra'siyy. 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 r, ' and s, the word becomes ra'siyy.
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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