Arabic for goat

maa3iz
ﻣَﺎﻋِﺰ
goat – masculine singular

The Arabic word for goat is pronounced maa3iz and written ﻣَﺎﻋِﺰ.

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The Arabic word word for goat can also be conjugated:

miwaa3iz
ﻣِﻮَﺍﻋِﺰ
goat – masculine plural
Category: animals
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle
Important letters:
The root of the word goat consists of three Arabic letters: mim that is written and pronounced m, ayn that is written and pronounced 3 and zayn that is written and pronounced z. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in goat

ﻣَﺎﻋِﺰ
ﻣـ
ـﺎ
ﻋـ
ـﺰ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺎ
ﻋـ
ـﺰ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﺎ
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ـﺰ
 
mim
m
alef
ayn
3
zayn
z
 
 
The Arabic word for goat 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 alef that is written ﺍ ( here ـﺎ ) and pronounced . The letter ayn that is written ﻉ ( here ﻋـ ) and pronounced 3 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 zayn that is written ﺯ ( here ـﺰ ) and pronounced z and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﺎﻋِﺰ and pronounced maa3iz.
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 goat

faa3il becomes maa3iz

We have seen that the Arabic word for goat is written ﻣَﺎﻋِﺰ and pronounced maa3iz. It follows the pattern active participle form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure faa3il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is faa3il and the root letters are m, 3 and z, the word becomes maa3iz.
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 goat