Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Welcome! Today's Arabic letter is "ayn" ع

Today's Arabic letter is "ayn" ع

ayn is the 18th letter in the Arabic Script. It is an "a" sound pronounced from the back of the throat known as a "Pharyngal Voiced Fricative".

She has no English language equivalent, is one of my all-time favorites, and is one of the more challenging sounds for the uninitiated to make. Best of Luck.

ظ "DHaa" was yesterday's letter.
ع "ayn" is today's letter.
غ "ghayn" is tomorrow's letter.

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