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Arabic Reading Course


  • In the following 3 lessons, we will learn the doubled forms of the three vowel-marks, In-Shā’-Allâh (God-Willing). These differ in pronunciation from the normal vowel-marks in that there is an added '-n' sound e.g. whilst the /Fatħah/ makes the 'a' sound, the Fatħatain makes the 'an' sound.
  • In this lesson we will cover the /Fatħatain/ which makes the 'an' sound In-Shā’-Allâh (God willing). The /Fatħatain/ is written as two /Fatħah's/ above the letter. Please click on the letters to hear how they will sound with the /Fatħatain/.
  • Unlike the /Kasratain/ and the /Ðammatain/, the /Fatħatain/ has to be followed by Alif in the Arabic writing. Therefore we connect an /Alif/ after each of the letters below when it is signed with /Fatħatain/, as in the following table:

Click on Letters to hear pronunciation