Levels Of Tafkheem: Pt 2

Levels Of Tafkheem: Pt 2

As with all personalities, letters can sometimes be strong and buff, and sometimes silken soft. Let’s find out what agitates these letters, and what keeps them as sweet as buttercups…   In the previous post, we studied letters that are always mufakham (always said with tafkheem). This post hones in on the letters which are sometimes mufakham, and sometimes muraqqaq (not […]

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 ( تفخيم ) means ‘fatness’ or ‘thickness’ added […]

Sifaatul Huroof Pt 2

Sifaatul Huroof Pt 2

This post wraps upsifaatulhuroofby noting the definition ofsifaatul‘aaridah, as well as pointing out some important notes.   Sifaatul ‘Aaridah as briefly discussed in the previous post, is translated to ‘redundant characteristics’. A sifah ‘aaridah is that characteristic which “adds to” or “completes” a letter, such that if it were to be removed from it, it would not affect the actual letter; it […]

Sifaatul Huroof

Sifaatul Huroof

As we encounter new people in our lives, we pick up on their characteristics, their qualities and way of being. We learn to appreciate or criticise these. In the same way, the letters of tajweed all have rights which we must abide by. They have characteristics, or qualities, most of which we must embrace, and […]