Space Vocabulary in Arabic

Let's expand our vocabulary in Arabic, by learning about the most common space vocabulary, including names of planets in our solar system.



Let's not forget: الشّمْس sun (ash-shams) القَمَر moon (al-qamar) النُّجوم stars (an-nujoum)


From the holy Quran:

{إِنَّا زَيَّنَّا ٱلسَّمَآءَ ٱلدُّنْيَا بِزِينَةٍ ٱلْكَوَاكِبِ} (37:6) "Indeed We have adorned the nearest heaven with an adornment of stars"

{إِذْ قَالَ يُوسُفُ لِأَبِيهِ يَٰٓأَبَتِ إِنِّى رَأَيْتُ أَحَدَ عَشَرَ كَوْكَبًا وَٱلشَّمْسَ وَٱلْقَمَرَ رَأَيْتُهُمْ لِى سَٰجِدِينَ} (12:4) "[Of these stories mention] when Joseph said to his father "O my father indeed I have seen [in a dream] eleven stars and the sun and the moon; I saw them prostrating to me"

{وَإِذَا الْكَوَاكِبُ انتَثَرَتْ} (82:2) "And when the stars fall, dispersing"