Arabic for obstacle

3aqaba
ﻋَﻘَﺒَﺔ
obstacle – feminine singular

The Arabic word for obstacle is pronounced 3aqaba and written ﻋَﻘَﺒَﺔ.

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The Arabic word word for obstacle can also be conjugated:

3aqabaat
ﻋَﻘَﺒَﺎﺕ
obstacle – feminine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun
Important letters:
The root of the word obstacle consists of three Arabic letters: ayn that is written and pronounced 3, qaf that is written and pronounced q and beh that is written and pronounced b. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in obstacle

ﻋَﻘَﺒَﺔ
ﻋـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻘـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺔ
 
ﻋـ
ـﻌـ
ـﻊ
ﻗـ
ـﻘـ
ـﻖ
ﺑـ
ـﺒـ
ـﺐ
ـﺔ
 
ayn
3
qaf
q
beh
b
ta marbuta
 
 
The Arabic word for obstacle consists of: 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 a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter qaf that is written ﻕ ( here ـﻘـ ) and pronounced q 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 ﻋَﻘَﺒَﺔ and pronounced 3aqaba.
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 obstacle

fa3ala becomes 3aqaba

We have seen that the Arabic word for obstacle is written ﻋَﻘَﺒَﺔ and pronounced 3aqaba. 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 3, q and b, the word becomes 3aqaba.
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 obstacle