Learn the Arabic letter Seen with word samples 2024

The letter Seen is one of the non-dotted solar letters, and it is a simple and uncomplicated letter, found in all languages ​​of the world.

The letter Seen in the Hebrew language represents the following form:ס, and in the Syriac language the following form as well :ܤ

The letter Seen is similar to the letter after it, which is the letter Sheen, and the difference in their form lies only in the dots. Seen is of great importance in the Noble Qur’an, as it has its own rulings and rules

The shape of the letter Seen varies according to its position in the word, and its pronunciation varies according to the haraka that is with it.

Let’s get started.

The shapes of the lettre Seen “س”:

TERMINAL MIDDLEINITIALISOLATED
ــس ـسـ س‍ ‍س

Examples of words with Seen“س” :

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

The initial Seen “س” :

The letter Seen is at the beginning of the word, connected from the left side only.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
سحابCloudsSahaab
سلامPeaceSalaam
سماءSkySamaa’

The middle Seen “س” :

The letter Seen is in the middle of the word, connected from both sides together.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
مسبحSwimming poolMasbah
مسمارNailMismar
مسجدMosqueMasjid

The terminal Seen “س” :

The letter Seen is at the end of the word, connected from the right side only.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
مقدسSacredMoqadas
ملابسClothesMalabis
مسدسPistolMusadas

•Note :

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

•Examples :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
رأسHeadRa’s
حارسGuardHaris
نحاسCopperNuhas

How to pronounce Seen “س” :

The sound of the letter Seen is characterized as gingival, fricative, whispering.

In order to pronounce the letter Seen correctly, the uvula must close the nasal passage and the tongue must obstruct the airway at the upper gums so that the air rubs against this outlet.

letter Seen in the phonetic alphabet is /s/.

The letter Seen has 3 different types of sound:

Seen with the harakat(الحركات):

The letter Seen with fathaسَ”فتحة” :

The letter “Seen” in this case sounds like the letter “S” in the word “Say”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
سَهلEasySahl
سَبانخ SpinachSabanikh
سَيارةCarSayara

The lettre Seen with damma سُ”ضمة”:

The letter “Seen” in this case sounds like the letter “S” in the word “Solution”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
سُكرSugarSukar
سُرعةSpeedSurea
سُكوتSilenceSukuut

The lettre Seen with kasra سِ”كسرة “:

The letter “Seen ” in this case sounds like the letter “S” in the word “Sister”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
سِلكWireSilk
سِردابCryptSirdaab
سِحرMagicSihr

The lettre Seen with sukoon سْ”سكون”:

The letter “Seen” in this case sounds like the letter “S” in the word “Street”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
شمسْSunChams
فسْتانDressFustaan
جرسْBellJaras

And with this, we have completed our lesson for today, and we have found that the letter Seen is very easy compared to some other Arabic alphabet. What you need to understand in this lesson is just a little focus and you have to repeat the information to benefit more from it. We will meet in the next lesson. For any questions, please ask us and we will answer them personally. Good luck.

Is the letter Taa’ in this word”سجن” is with fatha or kasra?

It is with kasra, it pronounces “Sijn”.

What does the letter Seen look like at the end of the word?

it is:ــس orس

How to pronounce the word “سم” in Arabic?

it is: Summ

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