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The letter م

Isolated form
م
Letter name
miim = مِيم
Pronunciation
'm'
Connector
Yes

The shape is a simple circle, that has a tail in the isolated and final positions.

Final
Connected only to the letter before it.
ـم
مُعْظَم
most

Medial
Connected to the letter before and after it.
ـمـ
كَمَان
also

Initial
Connected only to the letter before it.
مـ
مَع
computer

Isolated
Written alone or after a non-connecting letter.
م

Memory Aid

Think of a mouse that goes through the circular shape hole in the wall, like Tom & Jerry!

Exercise 1: Joining together letters

Please join up these individual letters to form words.

Example:  إِ + سْ + لَ + ا + م = إِسلام = Islam

  1. مُ + سْ + لِ + م
  2. نَ + مْ + ل 
  3. سَ + لَ + ا + م
  4. أَ + لَ + م
  5. نَ + جْ + م
  6. أَ + لْ + مَ + ا + نِ + ي + ا
  7. مَ + و + ج

Answers

  1. مُ + سْ + لِ + م = مُسْلِم = Muslim
  2. نَ + مْ + ل = نَمْل = Ants 
  3. سَ + لَ + ا + م = سَلام = Peace
  4. أَ + لَ + م = أَلَم = Pain
  5. نَ + جْ + م = نَجْم = Star
  6. أَ + لْ + مَ + ا + نِ + ي + ا = أَلْمَانيا = Germany
  7. مَ + و + ج = مَوج = Waves

Exercise 2: Breaking up words into letters

Please break up the following words in into isolated letters.

For example: إِمَام = إِ + مَ + ا + م = Imam

  1. مَجْنُون
  2. مُوبَايل
  3. مَوْت
  4. سمين

Answers

  1. مَجْنُون = مَ + جْ + نُ + و + ن = crazy
  2. مُوبَايل = مُ + و + بَ + ا + ي + ل = mobile 
  3. مَوْت = مَ + وْ + ت = death
  4. سَمين = سَ + م + ي + ن = overweight person