LAW 4: The shadda

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What is power law #4?
 


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Power Law 4: The shadda ( ّ
) symbol is placed above a letter when the letter is used twice.

The first copy of the letter, carries a sequoun, and is a part of the prior syllable.

While, the second copy of the letter, carries a one of the three short vowels, and is a part of the upcoming syllable.

Covered letters:
ﻅ ﻍ ز 

 

        

 

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

Shaddas result in a syllabic break


     غَزِّ
 1 
ghaẓ-ẓi


   ظُظِّ
 2 
ẓuẓ-i


  غيظِّ
  ghiiẓ-ẓi


    غوظًّ
 4 
ghuuẓ-ẓa


   ظيغِّ
 5 
ẓiigh-ghi


    غاغِّ
 6 
ghaagh-ghi

 


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