Arabic for confessor

mu3tarif
ﻣُﻌﺘَﺮِﻑ
confessor – masculine singular

ﻣُﻌﺘَﺮِﻑ is an Arabic word. The meaning is confessor. You pronounce it mu3tarif.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle

Using the word confessor

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Important letters:
The root of the word confessor 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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All letters in confessor

ﻣُﻌﺘَﺮِﻑ
ﻣـ
ـﻌـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻌـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ـﺮ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
mim
m
ayn
3
ta
t
ra
r
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for confessor consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ـﻌـ ) and pronounced 3 and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ـﺘـ ) and pronounced t. 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 fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣُﻌﺘَﺮِﻑ and pronounced mu3tarif.
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 confessor

mufta3il becomes mu3tarif

We have seen that the Arabic word for confessor is written ﻣُﻌﺘَﺮِﻑ and pronounced mu3tarif. It follows the pattern active participle form 8. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure mufta3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is mufta3il and the root letters are 3, r and f, the word becomes mu3tarif.
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 confessor