Learn the Arabic letter Tah with word samples 2024

The Arabic letter Tah ط is the 16th letter in the Arabic alphabet. It has -almost- the shape of an oval with a “stick” over it. In addition to the isolated form, this letter has 3 forms in an Arabic word.

The shapes of the letter Tah ط:

TerminalMiddleInitialIsolated
ـطـطـطـط

How to pronounce Tah ط? 

The pronunciation of the letter Tah ط  is similar to the pronunciation of the letter Daal د, but unlike Daal, it is rough. The pronunciation of Tah comes from your mouth by pressing your tongue to your central incisor teeth of the upper jaw and pronouncing T. 

Examples of words with Tah ط:

Here are some examples of the letter Tah ط at the beginning, middle, and end of the word:

The initial Tah ط:

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
طاولةTable Tawila 
طبلDrumTabl
طالبStudent Taleb

The middle Daad ض:

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
مطبخKitchen Matbakh 
سطرLine Satr
مطرRain Matar 

The terminal Daad ض:

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
نشاطActivityNasha
محيطOceanMuhi
خيطSour Khayt

The letter Daad ض with the Harakat حركات:

The letter Daad ض with fat.ha فتحة:

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
طَيفGhost Tayf 
بطَّةDuckBatta
وطَنHomeland Watan

The letter Tah ط with the Damma ضمة:

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
طُيورBirdsTuyour 
طُبولDrumsTubul
عطُورPerfumesOutur

The letter Tah ط with Kasra كسرة:

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
بطِّيخWatermelonBittikh 
طِفلBabyTifl
طِينClayTyyn

The letter Tah ط with Sukuun سكون:

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
مطْرقةHammerMitraqa 
أطْرافSidesAtraf
قطْMale catQet

The letter Tah ط is one of the Arabic letters which are difficult to pronounce for non-Arabic speakers and it can be mixed up with other letters. As for Tah it could be mixed up with Taa ت they have completely different pronunciation tah is much deeper since this letter is not in English we used “T” because it’s considered to be the closest letter to tah ط so pay attention.

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