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10/2015
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What Letter Does It Start With?



So many times I have sat down and brainstormed objects that start with a certain letter of the Arabic alphabet to use for Arabic lessons/activities. And pretty much all of the time I lose the list. So, I decided to sit down and type one up so that I would know where to find it when I needed it. I thought it would probably come in handy for others so I am sharing it here. Insha Allah, I will try to add to it, but here are some to get started:



  • Alif – arnab (rabbit), ibrah (needle), asad (lion), alif-yeah-laam—deer, ananas (pineapple), anf (nose), uthn (ear), asnaan (teeth)
  • Baa – baab (door), beyt (house), baqarah (cow), battah (duck), burtuqaal (orange), (bataataa) potato, basilla (peas), beydh/beydhah (egg)
  • Taa – taaj (crown), tuffah (apple), teen (fig), timsah (alligator)
  • Thaa—thowb; thalaajah (refrigerator), th’abaan (snake)
  • Jeem—jamal (camel), jabal (mountain)
  • Haa –himaar (donkey), hisaan (horse), hoot (whale), haleeb (milk)
  • Khaa –khuroof (sheep), khubz (bread), khukh (peach), khiyaar (cucumbers)
  • Daal—dubb (bear), dumyah (doll), dajaaj (chicken), daairah (circle), dalw (bucket), daftar (notebook) 
  • Thaal—theyl (tail), th’ib (wolf)
  • Raa—rummaan (pomegranate), raas (head), raqabah (neck)
  • Zaa –zeytoon (olive), zahrah (flower), zanjabil (ginger)
  • Seen—sayyarah (car), safeenah (ship), samak/samakah (fish), sareer (bed), sikinah (knife), sitaarah (curtain), sa’ah (clock)
  • Sheen –shams (sun), sh’ar (hair), showkah (fork)
  • Saad –salaat (prayer), sahn (plate)
  • Daad—difda’ (frog)
  • Taw –taa’ir (bird), taa’irah (airplane), tabeeb/tabeebah (doctor)
  • Thaw—thabee (gazelle)
  • Ein—‘anza (goat), ‘inab (grapes), aseer (juice), eyn (eye), ‘asha (dinner)
  • Ghein—ghadaa—lunch,ghurab(crow)
  • Faa—farawlah (strawberry), fam (mouth), furn (oven), fatoor (breakfast)
  • Qaaf—qittah (cat), qitaar (train), qird (monkey), qadim (foot), qalam (pencil), quffaz (gloves)
  • Kaaf—kalb (dog), kummathra (pear), karaz (cherries), Kabah, kursee (chair), kitaab (bok)
  • Laam—laymoon or leem (lemon), lisaan (tongue), laban (milk)
  • Meem—mowz (banana), maraba (jam), masjid, mil’aqah (spoon), mistarah (ruler), musht (comb), miftaah (key), miqaas (scissors), miknasah (broom)
  • Noon—nimr (tiger), naml or nimlah (ant), nahl (honey bee) , nafithah (window), niqaab (veil)
  • haa, Hurayrah (kitten), hubayrah (hyena), hulaam (gelatin)
  • wow—waraq (paper, leaf), ward/wardah (rose)
  • yeah—yad (hand)