Arabic Reading Course

SHORT VOWEL MARKS- FATĦATAIN

  • 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

جًا

ثًا

تًا

بًا

ءًا

رًا

ذًا

دًا

خًا

حًا

ضًا

صًا

شًا

سًا

زًا

فًا

غًا

عًا

ظًا

طًا

نًا

مًا

لاً

كًا

قًا

 

 

يًا

وًا

هًا

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