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Lesson 21 - اَلدَّرْسُ الْحَادِي وَالْعِشْرُون

Introduction –مُقَدِّمَةٌ

  • In this lesson we will learn the following In-Shā’-Allâh (God-willing):
    • We will learn about the words which do not have tanwīn i.e.: double Vowel sign in any case. These types of words are called Diptotes in English and اَلْمَمْنُوعُ مِنَ الصَّرْفِ in Arabic.  There are many reasons that will cause a word to fall under the classification of a diptote. Examples are listed below along with their reason for falling under this classification: 


Reason for not having Tanwīn


Fatima (name)

Feminine Proper nouns do not have Tanwīn


Hasnaa (name)

Feminine Proper nouns do not have Tanwīn


Hamda (name)

Feminine Proper nouns do not have Tanwīn


Hamza (name)

Masculine Proper nouns ending in "Tā’ Marbūŧah" do not have Tanwīn


Anwar (name)

Masculine Proper nouns on pattern of أَفْعَلُ do not have Tanwīn



Adjectives on the pattern of أَفْعَلُ do not have Tanwīn



Adjectives on the pattern of فَعْلاَنُ do not have Tanwīn



Non-Arabic Proper nouns do not have Tanwīn


    • Some of the patterns of Broken Plurals do not have Tanwīn e.g.:
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