Learn the Arabic letter Taa with word samples 2024

The letter Taa’ is one of the dotted solar letters, and Taa’ is a letter that is easy to write and pronounce, a little similar to the letter Baa’, its shape is a plate above it with two dots. The letter Taa’ in the Arabic language is very much used, especially in the field of grammar, as it is in letters, verbs, and nouns, as is often written at the end of verbs inflectional to the past, and at the end of the nouns of Jameo almou’anth ‘asalim”جمع المؤنث السالم”.

The shapes of the lettre Taa’ “ت”:

TerminalMiddleInitialIsolated
ـــت ــــتـــ تـت

Examples of words with Taa’ “ت” :

Here are some examples to illustrate the idea.

The initial Taa’ “ت” :

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

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
تمرDateTamr
تاجCrownTaaj
تفاحةAppleTufaha

The middle Taa’ “ت” :

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

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
نبتةPlantNabta
كتلةMassKutla
كتبBooksKutub

The terminal Taa’ “ت” :

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

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
بنتGirlBint
زيتOilZayt
بيتHouseBayt

•Note :

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

•Examples :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
حوتWhaleHuut
موتDeathMawt
توتBlueberryTuut

How to pronounce Taa’ “ت” :

The letter Taa’ is a sound from the teeth and gums, and it is an explosive, whispered, and soft sound. The letter Taa’ in the phonetic alphabet is /t/. The letter Taa’ has 3 different types of sound:

Taa’ with the harakat(الحركات):

The letter Taa’ with fathaتَ”فتحة” :

The letter “Taa’ ” in this case sounds like the letter “T” in the word “Take”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
تَنورةSkirtTanura
تَاجر MerchantTaajir
تَوابلSpicesTawabil

The lettre Taa’ with damma تُ”ضمة”:

The letter “Taa’ ” in this case sounds like the letter “T” in the word “Turkey”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
برتُقالةOrangeBurtuqala
تُرابSoilTuraab
تُحفةMasterpieceTuhfa

The lettre Taa’ with kasra تِ”كسرة “:

The letter “Taa’ ” in this case sounds like the letter “T” in the word “Teeth”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
تِمثالStatueTimthaal
تِمساحCrocodileTimsaah
تِنينDragonTineen

The lettre Taa’ with sukoon تْ”سكون”:

The letter “Taa’ ” in this case sounds like the letter “T” in the word “Twice”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
السبتْSaturday‘Asabt
أختْSister‘okht
يختْYachtYakht

Thus, we have become well acquainted with the letter Taa’? 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.

Taa’ is the third 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 to pronounce the word “حيوانات” in Arabic?

It is :”hayawanat”

Is this “ت” and this “ة” the same?

In fact, in pronunciation, they are the same, but in writing and grammar they differ, we will study them later.

Is the letter Taa’ in this word”تونة” is with fatha or damma?

It is with damma, it pronounces “tuna”.

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