Learn the Arabic letter Baa with word samples 2024

Baa’ is a simple and uncomplicated letter in the Arabic language, and it is an explosive oral sound. The shape of the letter Baa’ is one of the dotted letters, it resembles a plate with a dot under it, its complaint varies according to its location in the word, and the way it is pronounced varies according to its haraka.

The letter Baa’ has several types, and each type has its own function in the sentence.

Let’s start explaining.

The shapes of the lettre Baa’ “ب” :

TerminalMiddleInitialIsolated
‍ــب

ــبـــ

بـــــ ب

Examples of words with Baa’ “ب”:

We will give you some examples to clarify and facilitate the lesson more.

The initial Baa’ “ب” :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
بحيرةLakeBuhayra
بصلOnionBassal
بطةDuckBatta

The middle Baa’ “ب” :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
طبيبDoctorTtabib
خبزBreadKhobz
صباحMorningSsabah

•Note:

The letter Baa’ in the middle of the word can be connected from the left side only.

•Examples :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
ربيعSpringRabie
صابون SoapSsaboon
إبرةNeedle‘Ibra

The terminal Baa’ “ب”:

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
زبيبRisinsZabib
عنبgrapesEinab
أرنبRabbit‘Arnab

•Note:

The letter Baa’ at the end of the word can be separate from the rest of the letters in the word.

•Examples :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
كتابBookKitab
حجابVeilHijab
بابDoorBab

How to pronounce Baa’ “ب” :

The sound of the letter Baa’ is a loud, explosive, oral sound.The letter Baa’ in the phonetic alphabet is /b/.The letter Baa’ has 3 different types of sound:

Baa’ with the harakat(الحركات):

The letter Baa’ with fathaبَ”فتحة” :

The letter “Baa’ ” in this case sounds like the letter “B” in the word “Baby”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
بَذرةSeedBadhra
بَسمةSmileBasma
بَدرFull moonBadr

The lettre Baa’ with damma بُ”ضمة”:

The letter “Baa’ ” in this case sounds like the letter “B” in the word “Bored”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
بُحيرةLakeBuhayra
بُستانGroveBustan
بُندقيةGunBunduqiya

The lettre Baa’ with kasra بِ”كسرة “:

The letter “Baa’ ” in this case sounds like the letter “B” in the word “Billion”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
بِرميلBarrelBirmil
بِساطRugBisatt
بِنطالPantsBinttal

The lettre Baa’ with sukoon بْ”سكون”:

The letter “Baa’ ” in this case sounds like the letter “B” in the word “Brown”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
أبْFather‘Ab
دبْBearDob
شبْلCubshibl

Thus, we have become well acquainted with the letter Baa’? I think that it has become a simple and intuitive lesson for you anymore. You have to repeat the information to benefit more from it. If you have any questions, please ask me and I will answer them personally. We will meet in the second episode of this educational series.

Baa’ is the second lesson of the educational series: (Learn more about the Arabic alphabet with MSA Arabic), which provides detailed lessons for each letter of the Arabic alphabet from Alif to Yaa’ and it will be simplified and easy, follow with us.

How do we pronounce the letter Baa’ with a damma?

we say “Bo” like “Boss”

What does the letter Baa’ look like at the end of the word?

‍ It is :ــب or ب

How do we pronounce the word “بطريق”?

It is:”Bitreeq”

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