Arabic for inspiration

'ilhaam
ﺇِﻟﻬَﺎﻡ
inspiration – masculine singular

The Arabic word for inspiration is pronounced 'ilhaam and written ﺇِﻟﻬَﺎﻡ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word inspiration

Important letters:
The root of the word inspiration consists of three Arabic letters: lam that is written and pronounced l, ha that is written and pronounced h and mim that is written and pronounced m. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to inspiration

All letters in inspiration

ﺇِﻟﻬَﺎﻡ
ﻟـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺎ
 
ﻟـ
ـﻬـ
ـﺎ
 
ـﺈ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻫـ
ـﻬـ
ـﻪ
ـﺎ
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
 
alif hamza
'
lam
l
ha
h
alef
mim
m
 
 
The Arabic word for inspiration consists of: The letter alif hamza that is written ﺇ and pronounced '. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ﻟـ ) and pronounced l and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ha that is written ﻩ ( here ـﻬـ ) and pronounced h 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 mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺇِﻟﻬَﺎﻡ and pronounced 'ilhaam.
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 inspiration

'if3aal becomes 'ilhaam

We have seen that the Arabic word for inspiration is written ﺇِﻟﻬَﺎﻡ and pronounced 'ilhaam. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 4. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure 'if3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is 'if3aal and the root letters are l, h and m, the word becomes 'ilhaam.
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

Words with the same pattern as inspiration