Learn the Arabic letter Thaal with word samples 2024

The letter Thaal is one of the dotted solar letters. It is a letter that is easy to write and pronounce. It is very similar to the letter Daal, the difference between them is only a point.The letter Thaal is called: the lexical Daal,in arabic:الدال المعجمة” ‘A Daal ‘almoejama”

The pronunciation of the letter Thaal varies in Arab countries, according to dialects, but it remains the original one for the Arabic language.

Let’s start explaining.

The shapes of the lettre Thaal “ذ”:

TERMINAL MIDDLEINITIALISOLATED
ـذـذذذ

Examples of words with Thaal “ذ”:

These are some examples that show the change of the shape of the letter Thaal by changing its position in the word.

The initial Thaal “ذ” :

The letter Thaal at the beginning of the word is like the isolated letter Thaal because it is not connected from any side.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
ذكاءIntelligenceThakaa’
ذهبGoldThahab
ذروةClimaxTharwa

The middle Thaal “ذ” :

The letter Thaal is in the middle of the word, connected from the right side only.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
نافذةWindowNafitha
حذاءShoesHithaa’
غذاءFoodGhithaa’

The terminal Thaal“ذ” :

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

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
تلميذPupilTilmeeth
قنفذUrchinQunfuth
نبيذWineNabeeth

•Note :

The letter Thaal at the end or the middle of the word can be separate from the rest of the letters in the word.

•Examples :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
أستاذMr‘Ustaath
فولاذSteelFuulaath
أذنEar‘Othon
خوذةHelmetKhotha
جاذبيةGravityJathibiya

How to pronounce Thaal “ذ” :

The exit of the letter Thaal is from the tip of the tongue and the ends of the upper folds. To pronounce it properly, his voice must be strong and not whispered, and it must open between the tongue and the palate when pronouncing.

letter Thaal in the phonetic alphabet is /ð/, but it differs in colloquial dialects, it is this /z/ or this /d/. The letter Thaal has 3 different types of sound:

Thaal with the harakat(الحركات):

The letter Thaal with fathaذَ”فتحة” :

The letter “Thaal” in this case sounds like the two letters “Th” in the word “That”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
ذَيلTailThayl
ذَخيرةAmmoThakhira
ذَقنChinThaqn

The lettre Thaal with damma ذُ”ضمة”:

The letter “Thaal” in this case sounds like the two letters “Th” in the word “Tho”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
ذُرةCornThora
ذُبابةFlyThobaba
ذُنوبSinsThonoob

The lettre Thaal with kasra ذٍ”كسرة “:

The letter “Thaal” in this case sounds like the two letters “Th” in the word “Thees”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
ذٍئب WolfThi‘b
ذِراعArmThiraae
كذِبLieKathib

The lettre Thaal with sukoon ذْ”سكون”:

The letter “Thaal” in this case sounds like the two letters “Th” in the word “The”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
لذيذْTastyLatheeth
عذْبFreshEathb
رذاذْSprayRathath

Yes, this is only what is found in this lesson, you saw the letter thaal is easy and similar to the letter Daal, and so we have taken a look at it, with interesting examples, as I always tell you: repetition teaches the donkey, so please try to focus it is very simple, and that is how we are We have completed the ninth lesson of the educational series: (Learn more about the Arabic alphabet with MSA Arabic). If you have any questions, please ask me and I will answer them personally. We will meet again in the letter Raa’ lesson.

How is the letter Thaal in this word pronounced(حذاء)?

It is :Tha (with the fatha)

What does the letter Thaal look like in the middle of the word?

it is:ـذ

I want a verb that starts with the letter Thaal.

The verb :”ذبح” slaughter” Thabaha”

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