Arabic for nail

Zufr
ﻇُﻔﺮ
nail – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for nail is pronounced Zufr and written ﻇُﻔﺮ.

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Category: anatomy
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word nail

Important letters:
The root of the word nail consists of the three Arabic letters Za that is written ﻅ and pronounced Z, fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f och ra that is written ﺭ and pronounced r. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to nail

All letters in nail

ﻇُﻔﺮ
ﻇـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻇـ
ـﻔـ
ـﺮ
 
ﻇـ
ـﻈـ
ـﻆ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
ـﺮ
 
Za
Z
fa
f
ra
r
 
 
The Arabic word for nail consists of: The letter Za that is written ﻅ ( here ﻇـ ) and pronounced Z and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter fa that is written ﻑ ( here ـﻔـ ) and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ra that is written ﺭ ( here ـﺮ ) and pronounced r and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻇُﻔﺮ and pronounced Zufr.
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 nail

fu3l becomes Zufr

We have seen that the Arabic word for nail is written ﻇُﻔﺮ and pronounced Zufr. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fu3l where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fu3l and the root letters are Z, f and r, the word becomes Zufr.
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 nail