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The Sun and Moon Letters | Facts of Arabic Language

In Arabic, the consonants are divided into two groups, called the sun letters or solar letters ( حروف شمسية‎ ḥurūf shamsiyyah) and moon letters or lunar letters (حروف قمرية ḥurūf qamariyyah). Phonetically, sun letters are ones pronounced as coronal consonants and moon letters are ones pronounced as other consonants.

In Arabic, the consonants are divided into two groups, called the sun letters or solar letters ( حروف شمسية‎ ḥurūf shamsiyyah) and moon letters or lunar letters (حروف قمرية ḥurūf qamariyyah). Phonetically, sun letters are ones pronounced as coronal consonants and moon letters are ones pronounced as other consonants.

 

The Sun Letters List

1 أ الأُمُّ Mother
2 ب البَابُ Door
3 ج الجَنَّۃُ Garden
4 ح الحِمَارُ Donkey
5 خ الخُبْزُ Bread
6 ع العَینُ Eye
7 غ الغَدَاءُ Lunch
8 ف الفَمُ Mouth
9 ق القَمَرُ Moon
10 ک الکَلْبُ Dog
11 م المَاءُ Water
12 و الوَلَدُ Boy
13 ھ الھَوَاءُ Air
14 ی الیَدُ Hand

The Moon Letters List

1 ت التَّاجِرُ Trader
2 ث الثَّوبُ Clothing
3 د الدَّارُ House
4 ذ الذَّھَبُ Gold
5 ر الرَّجُلُ Man
6 ز الزَّھْرَۃُ Flower
7 س السَّمَکُ Fish
8 ش الشَّمْسُ Sun
9 ص الصَّدْرُ Chest
10 ض الضَّیفُ Guest
11 ط الطَّالِبُ Student
12 ظ الظُّلمُ Injustice
13 ل اللّحْمُ Meat
14 ن النّجْمُ Star

 In Arabic, the consonants are divided into two groups, called the sun letters or solar letters ( حروف شمسية‎ ḥurūf shamsiyyah) and moon letters or lunar letters (حروف قمرية ḥurūf qamariyyah). Phonetically, sun letters are ones pronounced as coronal consonants and moon letters are ones pronounced as other consonants.In Arabic, the consonants are divided into two groups, called the sun letters or solar letters ( حروف شمسية‎ ḥurūf shamsiyyah) and moon letters or lunar letters (حروف قمرية ḥurūf qamariyyah). Phonetically, sun letters are ones pronounced as coronal consonants and moon letters are ones pronounced as other consonants.

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