Arabic for imitation, tradition

taqliid
ﺗَﻘﻠِﻴﺪ
imitation, tradition – masculine singular

The Arabic word for imitation, tradition is pronounced taqliid and written ﺗَﻘﻠِﻴﺪ.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word imitation, tradition consists of three Arabic letters: qaf that is written and pronounced q, lam that is written and pronounced l and dal that is written and pronounced d. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in imitation, tradition

ﺗَﻘﻠِﻴﺪ
ﺗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺪ
 
ﺗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻴـ
ـﺪ
 
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻳـ
ـﻴـ
ـﻲ
ـﺪ
 
ta
t
qaf
q
lam
l
ya
y
dal
d
 
 
The Arabic word for imitation, tradition consists of: The letter ta that is written ﺕ ( here ﺗـ ) and pronounced t. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ـﻘـ ) and pronounced q and is a part of the root of the word. The letter lam that is written ﻝ ( here ـﻠـ ) and pronounced l 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 dal that is written ﺩ ( here ـﺪ ) and pronounced d and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺗَﻘﻠِﻴﺪ and pronounced taqliid.
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The pattern for imitation, tradition

taf3iil becomes taqliid

We have seen that the Arabic word for imitation, tradition is written ﺗَﻘﻠِﻴﺪ and pronounced taqliid. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 2. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure taf3iil where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is taf3iil and the root letters are q, l and d, the word becomes taqliid.
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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