Raa’: Tafkheem & Tarqeeq

Raa’: Tafkheem & Tarqeeq

If you tend to find yourself doing near-opposite things every other moment, or completely lost from time to time, then get in touch with Raa’. In one word it’s mufakham, and another it’s muraqqaq.. And in some, it just can’t make up it’s mind on what to do.   This post is technically meant to be titled “levels […]

Makhaarij Al-Huroof: Al-Khayshoom

Makhaarij Al-Huroof: Al-Khayshoom

Taking in big fresh breaths of air isn’t the only thing your nose can do… Don’t hold your breath for too long, I’ll confess: it’s capable of adding a beautiful humming-like tone to your recitation, by producing a ghunnah. Read all about it below… Al-Khayshoom [1]: means the nasal passage. The nasal passage is the 17th and […]

Makhaarij Al-Huroof: Al-Shafataan

Makhaarij Al-Huroof: Al-Shafataan

The keepers of secrets, the seal of the mouth, the produces of baa’, meem, waaw and faa’ … you’ve only one option: stash away that lipstick, ladies, and beautify your lips with the letters of the Qur’aan! Al-Shafataan: the lips are the makhraj (point of articulation) for four letters. There are two main areas within this makhraj; they are as follows. Between The […]

Makhaarij Al-Huroof: Al-Lisaan Pt 2

Makhaarij Al-Huroof: Al-Lisaan Pt 2

Certainly, you’ve all been hard at work, stretching, pulling, warming up and cooling down with the previously mentioned Tongue Buffing Exercises: “Makhaarij Al-Huroof: Al-Lisaan”. Now it’s time to step it up and look at what you can do with the tip of your tongue. Al-lisaan: contains makhaarij for 18 letters. These are divided across 10 points of articulation, which are […]

Makhaarij Al-Huroof: Al-Lisaan

Makhaarij Al-Huroof: Al-Lisaan

Buffing up is one of those things you see teen boys doing a lot. But what they fail to do is some Tongue Buffing Exercises. Check out all the cool moves you can do below… (and this is just part one)!   Al-lisaan: contains makhaarij for 18 letters. These are divided across 10 points of articulation, which […]

Makhaarij Al-Huroof: Al-Halq

Makhaarij Al-Huroof: Al-Halq

Let’s look deep into ourselves and evaluate our current state. Along the way, do stop and take a look at your throat. Three makhaarij, six letters: your throat’s doing a lot more than you probably thought… Al-Halq: emerging from the throat are six letters. Within the throat, there are three points of articulation. Two letters emerge […]

Makhaarij Al-Huroof

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Just as X marks the spot for any treasure, X also marks the makhraj (point of articulation) for the Arabic letters! Makhaarij Al-Huroof [1] translates to “the points of articulation for [the Arabic] letters”. It is imperative that one learns and correctly pronounces the Arabic letters in order to read tajweed with precision. Colloquial dialects differ greatly, so as an […]