Arabic for death

mawt
ﻣَﻮﺕ
death – maskulinum singular

The Arabic word for death is pronounced mawt and written ﻣَﻮﺕ.

Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word death

Important letters:
The root of the word death consists of the three Arabic letters mim that is written ﻡ and pronounced m, waw that is written ﻭ and pronounced w och ta that is written ﺕ and pronounced t. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in death

ﻣَﻮﺕ
ﻣـ
ـﻮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ـﻮ
ﺗـ
ـﺘـ
ـﺖ
 
mim
m
waw
w
ta
t
 
 
The Arabic word for death 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 waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w and is a part of the root of the word. The letter ta that is written ﺕ and pronounced t and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣَﻮﺕ and pronounced mawt.
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 death

fa3l becomes mawt

We have seen that the Arabic word for death is written ﻣَﻮﺕ and pronounced mawt. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fa3l where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fa3l and the root letters are m, w and t, the word becomes mawt.
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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