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The letter ز

Isolated form
ز
Letter name
zaay = زَاي
Pronunciation
'z'
Connector
No

The letter ز is a non- connector like د and ذ so only has two shapes which are new to you. Note ز extends lower than د when written.

Final
Connected only to the letter before it.
ـز
جِزِء
part/piece

Medial
-
-
-
Initial
-
-
-
Isolated
Written alone or after a non-connecting letter.
ز
لَازِم
must

Memory Aid

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Exercise 2: Joining together letters

Please join up these individual letters to form words.

Example: بِ + ي + تْ + زَ + ا = بِيتْزَا = Pizza

  1. زَ + يْ + ت
  2. ز+ بْ + د + ة
  3. زَ + وْ + ج + ة
  4. ز + بُ + و + ن 
  5. ز + مِ + ي + ل 
  6. زَ + نْ + جَ + بِ + ي + ل 
  7. زَ + وْ + ج 
  8. زَ + وْ + ج = ة 

Answers

  1. زَ + يْ + ت = زَيْت = Oil
  2. ز+ بْ + د + ة = زبْدة = Butter
  3. زَ + وْ + ج + ة = زَوْجة = Wife
  4. ز + بُ + و + ن = زبُون = Customer
  5. ز + مِ + ي + ل = زَمِيل = Colleague
  6. زَ + نْ + جَ + بِ + ي + ل = زَنْجَبِيل = Ginger
  7. زَ + وْ + ج = زَوْج = Husband
  8. زَ + وْ + ج = ة = زَوْجَة = Wife

Exercise 2: Listening bingo

The idea of the the game is circle the three sounds you will hear in the recording.

If you get it correct you will be able to draw a line through the three answers from one side to the other like Bingo!

Note the table will display as list on the mobile or at smaller sizes.

The answers will be in the video below [coming soon!] Remember, Arabic reads right to left!

كَبِيس
زَنْجَبِيل
زَمِيل
زَيْت
زَوْجَة
مَجَلّة
بِيتْزَا
دَوْلة
مَدْرَسَة

Answers

  1.  كَبِيس = pickles
  2. زَيْت = oil
  3. بِيتْزَا = pizza