Arabic for meal

wajaba
ﻭَﺟَﺒَﺔ
meal – feminine singular

The Arabic word for meal is pronounced wajaba and written ﻭَﺟَﺒَﺔ.

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The Arabic word word for meal can also be conjugated:

wajabaat
ﻭَﺟَﺒَﺎﺕ
meal – feminine plural
Category: food
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word meal

Important letters:
The root of the word meal consists of three Arabic letters: waw that is written and pronounced w, jim that is written and pronounced j and beh that is written and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

Words related to meal

All letters in meal

ﻭَﺟَﺒَﺔ
ﺟـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺔ
 
ﺟـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺔ
 
ـﻮ
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺔ
 
waw
w
jim
j
beh
b
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for meal consists of: The letter waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w 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 jim that is written ﺝ ( here ﺟـ ) and pronounced j 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 beh that is written ﺏ ( here ـﺒـ ) and pronounced b 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 ﻭَﺟَﺒَﺔ and pronounced wajaba.
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 meal

fa3ala becomes wajaba

We have seen that the Arabic word for meal is written ﻭَﺟَﺒَﺔ and pronounced wajaba. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3ala where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3ala and the root letters are w, j and b, the word becomes wajaba.
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 meal