Learn the Arabic letter Ssaad with word samples 2024

The letter Ssaad belongs to the non-dotted solar letters, its shape resembles the letter Dhaad, but it is devoid of dots, the sound of the letter Ssaad is a fricative whispered, similar to the letter Seen, but it is accentuated, it is called the letter of hardness.

The origin of the letter “Ssaad” was from the Middle Bronze century, but it is widely known in the Hebrew and Arabic languages.

Let’s start and see its forms, the way it is pronounced, and some examples of it.

The shapes of the lettre Ssaad “ص”:

TERMINAL MIDDLEINITIALISOLATED
ــص ــصــ صـ ص

Examples of words with Ssaad“ص” :

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

The initial Ssaad “ص” :

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

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
صقرHawkSsaqr
صيادFishermanSsayaad
صاروخRocketSsarokh

When the letter Ssaad is written alone, it has several meanings, including:

1.”ص” : It is one of the names of a chapter of the Holy Quran book and it has strong meanings.

2.”ص” :The abbreviation uses the phrase:”صلى الله عليه و سلم” Ssala Allahu ealayhi wasalam”, which is attributed to the Arab Prophet Muhammad.

3.“ص+ب“: It denotes the mailbox”صندوق البريد” Ssondooq albareed” in the Arabic language.

4.”ص“: It symbolizes the Y-axis in ancient mathematics among the Arabs.

The middle Ssaad “ص” :

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

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
بصلOnionsBassal
حصانHorseHissan
عصيرJuiceEassir

The terminal Ssaad “ص” :

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

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
مقصScissorsMiqass
قميصShirtQamiss
قفصCageQafass

•Note :

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

•Examples :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
إجاصPear‘Ijass
قناصSniperQanass
غواصDivingGhawass

How to pronounce Ssaad “ص” :

In order for the correct pronunciation of this letter, it is necessary to understand the nature of the sound of the letter Ssaad. The sound of the letter Ssaad is gingival, which is produced by the meeting of the tongue with the upper gums. It is a fricative and whispered sound. The vocal cords do not vibrate during their pronunciation.

Method of pronunciation: The uvula closes the nasal passage and the tongue obstructs the airway when pronouncing it. The upper gum, so that the air rubs against this outlet and produces a sound of the letter Ssaad.

The letter Ssaad has 3 different types of sound:

Ssaad with the harakat(الحركات):

The letter Ssaad with fathaصَ”فتحة” :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
صَنوبرPineSsanawbar
صَبرPatienceSsabr
صَخرStoneSsakhr

The letter Ssaad with Damma صُ”ضمة” :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
صُحفNewspapersSsohof
صُندوقBoxSsondooq
صُداعHeadacheSsodaae

The letter Ssaad with kasra صِ”كسرة” :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
صِيامFastingSsiyam
صِفرZeroSsifr
صِلصالClaySsilssaal

The letter Ssaad with sukoon “صْ”:

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
قصْرCastleQassr
عصْفورBirdOssfoor
رقصْDanceRaqss

Yes, this is a very easy lesson, although you will not encounter the sound of the letter “Ssaad” in the English language, it is very simple and uncomplicated, you just have to study and focus with training, especially in the field of pronunciation, train well on its pronunciation to make it easy for you to master and remember, I hope you like our for today and as we always tell you, ask us your questions and we will answer them personally, good luck for the rest the Arabic alphabet.

How to write the letter Ssaad when it is isolated, is it on the line or below it?

When the letter Ssaad is isolated, the first part of it is written on the line, and the last part is written under the line

How to pronounce the word “صابون” in Arabic?

It is: Ssaboon

Since the letter Ssaad is similar to the letter Dhaad, why don’t they have the same pronunciation?

they are similar only in writing, as for other things, each letter is separate from the other.

What kind of haraka is there with the letter Ssaad in this word(صدر)?

It is the fatha, we say “Ssadr”

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