Read and Write Arabic Vowels

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Short Vowels

Hello, and thank you for watching VisiHow. Today, we have a small series of tutorials on reading and writing Arabic vowels. This is Part 1 of 2, dealing with short vowels.

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    In order to illustrate this, we have written four examples of the beginning letter "siim", which is one of the Arabic letters.
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    There are three vowel sounds, and one marking that will illustrate the absence of a vowel.
    The three vowel sounds can roughly correspond to the English "a", "I" and "you".
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    The name for the "a" sound is "fatha".
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    The name for the "I" sound is "kasra".
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    The name for the "you" sound is "dhamma".
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    For the absence of a vowel, it is "sukoon".
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    The "fatha" is placed just at the upper left as a small diagonal mark on the letter.
    Since we are using the letter "siim", if we read this with "fatha", it would be pronounced "sa". It is not a long vowel. This is a very short vowel. Again, this would be read quickly as "sa".
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    If we wanted to make an "I" sound using "kasra", it is placed at the bottom, slightly to the left, as a similar diagonal marking.
    It would be pronounced "si".
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    If we wanted to use a "dhamma", and make "su", we would need a small circle, and a line just to the upper left.
    Again, that is pronounced "su".
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    If we place a circle above the letter that is completely closed, this is a "sukoon".
    This would be read "s". It is without a vowel marking.
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    This concludes today's tutorial on reading and writing Arabic vowels.
    This is Part 1 of 2, dealing with short vowels. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please leave them in the space below.
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Long Vowels

Hello, and thank you for watching VisiHow. Today, we have a short series of tutorials on writing Arabic vowels. This is Part 2 of 2, dealing with long vowels. If you would like to see how to make the short vowels in Arabic - "a", "I" and "you" - please view our tutorial on reading and writing Arabic short vowels.

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Steps

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    We have the vowels "a", "I" and "you" for the "fatha", "kasra" and "dhamma".
    However, what if we want to make these vowels "aa", "ee" and "oo"? The "fatha", "kasra" and "dhamma" correspond to particular consonant letters.
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    "Fatha" will be followed by the letter "alif".
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    "Kasra" will be followed by the letter "yaa".
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    "Dhamma" will be followed by the letter "waaw".
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    We will now write the letters "alif", "yaa" and "waaw" in Arabic.
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    We have illustrated the vowels with the letter "siim".
    Each of these letters will connect from the right side.
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    If we would like to make the sound "saa", we can write the letters "siim", connected to the letter "alif", with a "fatha".
    This will be pronounced "saa".
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    If we would like to make "see" as a sound, we can write the letter "siim", followed by the letter "yaa", with a "kasra".
    This will be pronounced "see".
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    If we would like to make the sound "soo", we will write the letter "siim", connected to "waaw", with a "dhamma" above "siim".
    This will be pronounced "soo".
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    This concludes today's tutorial on writing Arabic vowels.
    It's Part 2 of 2, dealing with long vowels in Arabic. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please leave them in the space below.
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