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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.
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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

1أالأُمُّMother
2بالبَابُDoor
3جالجَنَّۃُGarden
4حالحِمَارُDonkey
5خالخُبْزُBread
6عالعَینُEye
7غالغَدَاءُLunch
8فالفَمُMouth
9قالقَمَرُMoon
10کالکَلْبُDog
11مالمَاءُWater
12والوَلَدُBoy
13ھالھَوَاءُAir
14یالیَدُHand

The Moon Letters List

1تالتَّاجِرُTrader
2ثالثَّوبُClothing
3دالدَّارُHouse
4ذالذَّھَبُGold
5رالرَّجُلُMan
6زالزَّھْرَۃُFlower
7سالسَّمَکُFish
8شالشَّمْسُSun
9صالصَّدْرُChest
10ضالضَّیفُGuest
11طالطَّالِبُStudent
12ظالظُّلمُInjustice
13لاللّحْمُMeat
14نالنّجْمُStar

 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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Muhammad Uzair is Mechanical Engineer from a well known institute in the World, University of Engineering & Technology Lahore.He has firm grip on English as well as Arabic.He is helping people improve English & Arabic at the same time.

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