Did you know the Arabic
alphabet consists of 28 letters?
All 28 letters are CONSONANTS.
There are also 6 VOWELS in Arabic which
can be joined to 28 CONSONANTS .
three short and three
long vowels. Each of the vowels,
when joined with a consonant, alters the
sound of the consonant.
Consonants can also carry NO VOWEL.
This is the
"pure" sound of the consonant.
The symbol for
the no vowel is the sequoun
(ﮦ). The sequoun appears as a small circle above