Arabic for corporal

3ariif
ﻋَﺮِﻳﻒ
corporal – masculine singular

The Arabic word for corporal is pronounced 3ariif and written ﻋَﺮِﻳﻒ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

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Important letters:
The root of the word corporal consists of three Arabic letters: ayn that is written and pronounced 3, ra that is written and pronounced r and fa that is written and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The word corporal letter by letter

ﻋَﺮِﻳﻒ
ﻋـ
ـﺮ
ﻳـ
ـﻒ
 
ﻋـ
ـﺮ
ﻳـ
ـﻒ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ـﺮ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
ayn
3
ra
r
ya
y
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for corporal consists of: The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ﻋـ ) and pronounced 3 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 ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r 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 ﻳـ ) and pronounced y. 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 ﻋَﺮِﻳﻒ and pronounced 3ariif.
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The pattern for corporal

fa3iil becomes 3ariif

We have seen that the Arabic word for corporal is written ﻋَﺮِﻳﻒ and pronounced 3ariif. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3iil where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3iil and the root letters are 3, r and f, the word becomes 3ariif.
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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