Arabic for king

malik
ﻣَﻠِﻚ
king – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for king is pronounced malik and written ﻣَﻠِﻚ.

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The Arabic word word for king can also be conjugated:

muluuk
ﻣُﻠُﻮﻙ
king – maskulinum plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word king

Important letters:
The root of the word king consists of the three Arabic letters mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m, lam that is written ﻝ and pronounced l och kaf that is written ﻙ and pronounced k. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in king

ﻣَﻠِﻚ
ﻣـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻚ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻚ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﻟـ
ـﻠـ
ـﻞ
ﻛـ
ـﻜـ
ـﻚ
 
mim
m
lam
l
kaf
k
 
 
The Arabic word for king consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m 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 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 kaf that is written ﻙ ( here ـﻚ ) and pronounced k and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﻠِﻚ and pronounced malik.
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 king

fa3il becomes malik

We have seen that the Arabic word for king is written ﻣَﻠِﻚ and pronounced malik. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3il and the root letters are m, l and k, the word becomes malik.
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 king