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Lesson 17: The Lunar (Qamaria) and the Silent (Shamsia) Laams

The Lunar (Qamaria) Laam: it is an Alif with a Laam with Sukoon that means “The”. This precedes the nouns, and the Laam is pronounced clearly if it is not followed by a Shaddah but by any of the following letters: (ء ب غ ح ج ك و خ ف ع ق ي م هـ).

The Silent (Shamsia) Laam: the Laam is skipped when it is followed by Shaddah or any of the following 14 letters: (ط ث ص ر ت ض ن ذ د س ظ ز ش ل).

Lesson 17 - Explanation

  • Recognize the shape of the Laam in the Quran.
  • Know where the Lunar Laam and the Silent Laam appear in a word.
  • Know that the Lunar and Silent Laam come at the beginning of the word.

Lesson 17 - Practice

  • Know the difference between the Lunar Laam and the Silent laam.
  • Pronounce both the Lunar and the Silent Laams correctly.
  • Pronounce the Silent laam correctly in the case that the letter that comes before the Laam has a Harakah on it.
  • Get to know the beauty of the sound of the Lunar Laam and Silent Laam.