How to Find an Arabic Tutor

How to Find an Arabic Tutor

Students of all ages can benefit from learning Arabic. While you may not have Arabic tutors in your hometown, you have the internet at your disposal. Online, you can find an Arabic tutor who can help you achieve your educational goals for you or your child. But it can be overwhelming at first as you […]

Al-Meem Al-Saakinah: Rule Three

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Clarity is sometimes what we’re all after. Likewise, some things just need to be said as clear as mmmmud. Right? Rule three: Ith-haar Shafawee (pronouncing the meem clearly) Ith-haar Shafawee is pronouncing the meem saakinah (مْ) clearly and occurs when any of the remaining [excluding the letters meem and baa (ب)] follow a meem saakinah. The condition here is that these letters have […]

Al-Meem Al-Saakinah: Rule Two

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The first rule for Al-Meem Al-Saakinah looked at the succession of a meem after a meem saakinah (مْ). The second rule looks at meem saakinah followed by a baa (ب). Rule two: Ikhfaa Shafawee (Hiding the sound by the use of the lips) The second rule is enacted only when the latter baa follows a silent meem (meem saakinah). The condition here is that the […]

Al-Meem Al-Saakinah: Rule One

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As with Al-Noon Al-Saakinah, Al-meem Al-saakinah has it’s own Tajweed rules. The fourth rule for Al-Noon Al-Saakinah described what idghaam is. Because meem is a letter pronounced using the lips[1] the rule differs a bit. Rule one: Idghaam Shafawee (Lip-based Merging or Merging with the use of lips). For any meem saakinah, when a second meem follows […]