Arabic for horse

HiSaan
ﺣِﺼَﺎﻥ
horse – masculine singular

The Arabic word for horse is pronounced HiSaan and written ﺣِﺼَﺎﻥ.

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The Arabic word word for horse can also be conjugated:

'aHSina
ﺃَﺣﺼِﻨَﺔ
horse – masculine plural
Category: animals
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word horse

Important letters:
The root of the word horse consists of three Arabic letters: Ha that is written and pronounced H, Sad that is written and pronounced S and nun that is written and pronounced n. Words with the same root letters are often related.

All letters in horse

ﺣِﺼَﺎﻥ
ﺣـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺎ
 
ﺣـ
ـﺤـ
ـﺢ
ﺻـ
ـﺼـ
ـﺺ
ـﺎ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
 
Ha
H
Sad
S
alef
nun
n
 
 
The Arabic word for horse consists of: The letter Ha that is written ﺡ ( here ﺣـ ) and pronounced H 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 Sad that is written ﺹ ( here ـﺼـ ) and pronounced S 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 nun that is written ﻥ and pronounced n and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺣِﺼَﺎﻥ and pronounced HiSaan.
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 horse

fi3aal becomes HiSaan

We have seen that the Arabic word for horse is written ﺣِﺼَﺎﻥ and pronounced HiSaan. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 3. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fi3aal where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fi3aal and the root letters are H, S and n, the word becomes HiSaan.
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 horse