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Consonant group 2

This lesson assumes you have already completed the corresponding lesson in the "Reading Arabic" chapter.

Group 2: Haa, jiim and khaa

Let's review the three letters in Group 1.

Independent Final Medial Initial

As you can see the placement of the dots is the only difference between these letters.



Initial Form

Example: jiim



The placement of the dots is as follows:
  • Haa - No dots
  • jiim - One dot below
  • khaa - One dot above


Medial Form



The placement of the dots is as follows:
  • Haa - No dots
  • jiim - One dot below
  • khaa - One dot above


Final Form

Example: khaa




The placement of the dots is as follows:
  • Haa - No dots
  • jiim - One dot below the middle of the final loop
  • khaa - One dot above the middle of the final loop


Independent Form

Example: Haa




The placement of the dots is as follows:
  • Haa - No dots
  • jiim - One dot below the middle of the letter
  • khaa - One dot above the middle of the letter