Each language that is spoken in the world has its own tricky and
special letters. These letters actually distinguish the languages, especially
the way they are pronounced. As a matter of fact, one of the unique Arabic
letters that will be featured in today's blog is the letter dhaad.
The letter dhaad isn’t equivalent to any of the English letters.
However, also like Saad, this is a magnified version of daal, made by producing
the sound D, only pulling the middle of your tongue down. While daal is gentle
and easy to make, dhaad is more of a heavy and deep sound. The dhaad comes out from
the back of the throat. And it only functions as a consonant letter. You will
find everything you need about the letter dhaad in today's blog. How it looks
like, its shapes depending on its position in a word, and some words with the
Before we start with the shapes of the letter dhaad, we need to
demonstrate an important note that states that the letter dhaad can connect
itself from both sides, as can be seen below in the table. While the second
group (2nd group) shows letters that connect themselves from both
sides. The (1st group) shows letters that can connect themselves
only from the right side.
Connected from the right side
Connected from both sides
As shown above, the letter dhaad falls in the second group. dhaad
connects itself from both sides. So, let us get to know the letter dhaad and
give some Arabic words with dhaad after the video.
As can be seen in the video, this is the shape of the letter dhaad standing alone. The form of the letter dhaad changes depending on where it appears in a word. So, we can have it either at the beginning of the word (initial), middle of the word (medial), or ending of the word (final). But firstly, notice that the letter dhaad is easy to write and it looks like a horizontal balloon with a big belly attached to it and a dot on top. If it is standing alone, it looks like this “ض.” Now, let us get to know the different shapes of the letter dhaad and give some Arabic words with dhaad.
dhaad has 4 forms, depending on its position in the word
which means Frog
in: أخــضــر /’akhdhar/ which means Green
in: رضيع /radheeʻ/
which means Infant
which means Eggs
in: أرض /’ardh/
which means Earth
That was it for the letter dhaad; you can also watch the video
about the letter dhaad on our YouTube channel and practice the pronunciation of
the letter dhaad by listening to it. Kaleela offers its users further practice
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