LAW 3: The sequoun

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The sequoun (ْ) means there is no vowel above the letter.

Example:
أَلْ  
ل
carries no vowel
                
Law 3: A consonant PLUS a short or long vowel PLUS a consonant carrying a sequoun = one syllable.
                

Covering:
ه  ح  ع  ﺽ  
ْ


        

 

        
 

 The sequoun is similar to a stop sign.

After any sequoun a new syllable begins.

 

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* Fictitious words to help with reading.

Note: Consonants with sequouns are in brown.

 

 


    هاهْ
haah


   عاحْوَ
 2 
3aH-wa


   ضِضْعَ
 3 
DiD-3a


    هوحْ
 4 
huuH


   ضيضْ
  DiiD


    هِهْضَ
  hih-Da


 


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