Arabic for prison
prison – masculine singular
The Arabic word for prison is pronounced sijn and written ﺳِﺠﻦ.About the audio files
The Arabic word word for prison can also be conjugated:
prison – masculine plural
Using the word prison
A cage for an animal is like a prison for a human.
He served a prison sentence.1
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The root of the word prison consists of three Arabic letters:
that is written ﺱ
and pronounced s
that is written ﺝ
and pronounced j
that is written ﻥ
and pronounced n
Words with the same root letters
are often related.
Word related to prison
All letters in prison
The Arabic word for prison consists of: The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ﺳـ ) and pronounced s 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 jim that is written ﺝ ( here ـﺠـ ) and pronounced j and is a part of the root of the word. The letter nun that is written ﻥ ( here ـﻦ ) and pronounced n and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﺳِﺠﻦ and pronounced sijn.
The pattern for prison
fi3l becomes sijn
We have seen that the Arabic word for prison is written ﺳِﺠﻦ and pronounced sijn. It follows the pattern verbal noun form 1
. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure fi3l where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is fi3l and the root letters are s, j and n, the word becomes sijn.
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 prison