Arabic for carpenter

najjaar
ﻧَﺠَّﺎﺭ
carpenter – masculine singular

The Arabic word ﻧَﺠَّﺎﺭ means carpenter. It is pronounced najjaar.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: profession

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Important letters:
The root of the word carpenter consists of three Arabic letters: nun that is written and pronounced n, jim that is written and pronounced j and ra that is written and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of carpenter

ﻧَﺠَّﺎﺭ
ﻧـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻧـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ـﺎ
ـﺮ
 
nun
n
jim
j
alef
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for carpenter 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 a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter jim that is written ﺝ ( here ـﺠـ ) and pronounced j 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 ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻧَﺠَّﺎﺭ and pronounced najjaar.
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 carpenter

fa33aal becomes najjaar

We have seen that the Arabic word for carpenter is written ﻧَﺠَّﺎﺭ and pronounced najjaar. It follows the pattern profession. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa33aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa33aal and the root letters are n, j and r, the word becomes najjaar.
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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