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The letter د

Isolated form
د
Letter name
daal = دَال
Pronunciation
'd'
Connector
No

The letter is a non-connector, like the letters و and ا that we have studied already. It has a simple shape to write.

Final
Connected only to the letter before it.
ـد
وَاحَد
one (1)

Medial
Connected to the letter before and after it.
-
-
Initial
Connected only to the letter before it.
-
-
Isolated
Written alone or after a non-connecting letter.
د
دَرَس
he studied

Memory Aid

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Exercise 1: Joining together letters

Please join up these individual letters to form words.

Example: دَ + سَ + م = دَسَم = fat

  1. وَ + لَ + د
  2. دَ + وْ + ل + ة
  3. دِ + ي + ك
  4. مَ + دْ + رَ + سَ + ة
  5. م + دِ + ي + ن + ة = مَ + دِ + ي + ن + ة
  6. دِ + ي + ن

Answers

  1. وَ + لَ + د = وَلَد = a boy
  2. دَ + وْ + ل + ة = دَوْلة =  a state
  3. دِ + ي + ك = دِيك = Rooster
  4. مَ + دْ + رَ + سَ + ة = مَدْرَسَة = School
  5. م + دِ + ي + ن + ة = مَ + دِ + ي + ن + ة = مدِينة = City 
  6. دِ + ي + ن = دِين = Religion