The letter baa’ is equivalent to the /b/ sound in English. It has different shapes at the beginning, middle, and end of words, as we can see in the examples below. There is also a rare letter called paa’, which is sometimes used to represent the sound /p/ in some foreign names, but it is […]

   The letter alif is the first letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is roughly equivalent to “A” in English. However, it can be tricky in some ways. In this post, we introduce the different ways of writing alif. Adding hamza, madda, and diacritics changes the shape and sound of alif. It has different shapes

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