How to pronounce the “Alif”

  Do you recognize the fatha from the alif (aa)?
 

Covered letters:
ا د و ب ن َ   


The
fatha is a short vowel and the alif is a long vowel.


* fictitious words are used below to focus on reading and not meaning.

Short vowel: fatha

 

Long vowel: alif

 دَنْ
dan


 دانْ
1 daan 

بَنْ
ban


بانْ
     2 baan

وَنْ
wan


وانْ
3 waan

نَنْ
nan


نانْ
4 naan

وَبْ
wab


وابْ
5 waab

بَبْ
bab


بابْ
6 baab


 

 


 
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