Professions

http://www.arabicfirst.co.uk/misc/MS02.pdf

 

The wordlist below compiled by Ummu Khadijah

 

شُرْطِيٌّ

Policeman

إِطْفَائيٌّ

Fireman

فَضَائِيٌّ

Astronaut

سَاعِي البَرِيْدِ

Mailman

صَيْدَلِيٌّ

Pharmacist

طَبِيْبٌ

Doctor

تِلْمِيْذٌ

Student

مُحَقِّقٌ

Investigator

مُمَرِّضٌ

Nurse

مُدَرِّسٌ

Teacher

مُأَلِّفٌ

Author

مُفَتِّشٌ

Inspector

مُنَظِّفٌ

Cleaner

صِحَافِيٌّ

Journalist

مُهَنْدِسٌ

Mechanic

كَهْرَبَائِيٌّ

Electrician

تَاجِرٌ

Businessman

نَادِلٌ

Waiter

حَارِسٌ

Guard

مُحَاسِبٌ

Accountant

مُخَاطِبٌ

Lecturer

بَيْطَارٌ

Veterinarian

بُسْتَانِيٌّ

Gardener

فَاكِهَانِيٌّ

Fruit seller

مُسْتَقْبِلٌ

Receptionist

طَبِيْبُ الأَسْنَانِ

Dentist

أَمِيْنُ المَكْتَبَةِ

Librarian

بَائِعٌ

Seller

رَاعٍ1

Shepherd

قَاضٍ

Judge

مُحَامٍ

Lawyer

حَاكِمٌ

Ruler, judge

مَلِكٌ

King

أَمِيْرٌ

Prince

مُتَرْجِمٌ

Translator

جُنْدِيٌّ

Soldier

وَزِيْرٌ

Cabinet minister

سَفِيْرٌ

Ambassador

عَمِيْدٌ

Dean

مُدِيْرٌ

Administrator, manager

مُذِيْعٌ

Broadcaster, announcer

مُشْرِفٌ

Supervisor2

فَلَّاحٌ

Farmer

جَرَّاحٌ

Surgeon

سَبَّاكٌ

Plumber

جَزَّارٌ

Butcher

غَوَّاصٌ

Diver

بَوَّابٌ

Doorman

نَجَّارٌ

Carpenter

حَلَّاقٌ

Barber

حَدَّادٌ

Ironsmith

ذَهَّابٌ

Goldsmith

طَيَّارٌ

Pilot

مَلَّاحٌ

Sailor

فَنَّانٌ

Artist

رَسَّامٌ

Painter

خَيَّاطٌ

Tailor

خَبَّازٌ

Baker

طَبَّاخٌ

Chef

بَقَّالٌ

Grocer

سَوَّاقٌ

Driver, chauffer

خَضَّارٌ

Vegetable seller

بَنَّانٌ

Builder

 

 

Related vocabulary

مِهْنَةٌ/ مِهَنٌ

Job/s

عَامِلٌ/ عُمَّالٌ

Worker/s

زَبِيْنٌ/ زَبَائِنُ

Customer/s

وَظِيْفَةٌ/ وَظَائِف

Job/s

مُوَظَّفٌ

Employee

1Words like these – راعٍ قَاضٍ مُحَامٍ will take a yaa when alif lam is added and so they will become: الرَاعِي القَاضِي المُحَامِي (they also have yaa when they are mudaf as in the examples: قَاضِي المَدِيْنَةِ and سَاعِي البَرِيْدِ

2In the context of internet forums, the mushrif is the moderator

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