Levels Of Tafkheem: Pt 1

Levels Of Tafkheem: Pt 1

Sometimes we can forget the numbers and fatten up…. not the waistline, I mean the seven letters of isti‘laa’… and the only way to do that is by using some tafkheem thickshakes… they’re deliciously guilt free!   In continuation from the previous posts about the characteristics of the letters, tafkheem is a sifah ‘aaridah (redundant characteristic).   Tafkheem ( ????? ) means ‘fatness’ or ‘thickness’ added…

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The Cutting Hamzah: Hamzatul Qat’

Have you ever wondered why the latest and greatest things are referred to as “cutting edge”? Like, cutting edge technology, or cutting edge research… Are there such things as cutting edge words? What about cutting off people in mid-sentence? Mid-word? Is there anything cutting edge enough to do that? Maybe a cutting hamzah… Hamzatul Qat’[1]: the cutting hamzah is…

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