The best way to place orders is through the Bidaya website. It is the fastest and most convenient method. Another option is to send your order to Bidaya by fax, mail or email. You can do this by using the website to add the items you want to purchase to your online shopping cart.

The best way to place orders is through the Bidaya website. It is the fastest and most convenient method. Another option is to send your order to Bidaya by fax, mail or email. You can do this by using the website to add the items you want to purchase to your online shopping cart.

Lesson 12: Alif Mamduda Long (باَ) and Short (بَـ)

Alif Mamduda is the elongated Alif : Alif is a long vowel that extends the short vowel (Fat-ha) to reach two Harakat. Alif Mamduda (Long and Short) is (Words with Long Alif, Words with Short Alif, Words with both Long and Short of Alif Mamduda).

Lesson 12 - Explanation

  • Recognize the shape of the Long Alif and the Short Alif.
  • Pronounce each letter of the alphabet correctly with Fat-ha and compare its pronunciation with that of the Long and Short Alifs.
  • Recognize that the difference between the long and the Short Alif is only in their shape, not in the way that they are pronounced.
  • Pronounce the Long and Short Alif.
  • Recognize that the Short Alif is only written in the Quran.
  • Get to know the beauty of the sound of the Long Alif and the Short Alif.

Lesson 12 - Practice

  • Students will practice reading the Alif Mamduda which takes almost two seconds in duration and is longer than the Alif with Fat-ha.