Arabic for church

kaniisa
ﻛَﻨِﻴﺴَﺔ
church – femininum singular

The Arabic word for church is pronounced kaniisa and written ﻛَﻨِﻴﺴَﺔ.

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The Arabic word word for church can also be conjugated:

kanaa'is
ﻛَﻨَﺎﺋِﺲ
church – femininum plural
Category: religion
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word church

Important letters:
The root of the word church consists of the three Arabic letters kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k, nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n och sin that is written ﺱ and pronounced s. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to church

All letters in church

ﻛَﻨِﻴﺴَﺔ
ﻛـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻛـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ـﺔ
 
kaf
k
nun
n
ya
y
sin
s
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for church consists of: The letter kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ﻛـ ) and pronounced k 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 nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻨـ ) and pronounced n 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 ـﻴـ ) and pronounced y. The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ـﺴـ ) and pronounced s 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 ta marbuta that is written ﺓ ( here ـﺔ ) and pronounced . Therefore, the word is writen ﻛَﻨِﻴﺴَﺔ and pronounced kaniisa.
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 church

fa3iila becomes kaniisa

We have seen that the Arabic word for church is written ﻛَﻨِﻴﺴَﺔ and pronounced kaniisa. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3iila where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3iila and the root letters are k, n and s, the word becomes kaniisa.
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