Arabic for prison

sijn
ﺳِﺠﻦ
prison – masculine singular

The Arabic word for prison is pronounced sijn and written ﺳِﺠﻦ.

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The Arabic word word for prison can also be conjugated:

sujuun
ﺳُﺠُﻮﻥ
prison – masculine plural
Part of speech: noun. Pattern: verbal noun

Using the word prison

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Important letters:
The root of the word prison consists of three Arabic letters: sin that is written and pronounced s, jim that is written and pronounced j and nun that is written and pronounced n. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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All letters in prison

ﺳِﺠﻦ
ﺳـ
ـﺠـ
ـﻦ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺠـ
ـﻦ
 
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ﺟـ
ـﺠـ
ـﺞ
ﻧـ
ـﻨـ
ـﻦ
 
sin
s
jim
j
nun
n
 
 
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.
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 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

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