These are a few very basic learn to read the alphabet lessons. You may freely copy these lessons for non-commercial uses . The words are mostly in English so you can more easily recognise the shape of the letters.Write to us to let us know if you find the lessons useful and if you spot any mistakes.
Arabic is written in the opposite direction from English , i.e. from your right hand towards your left one . In are two letters "sh" as in shame and "n" as in name. The Hindi equivalent is given alongside . Hindi Lessons.
If in the middle then
These are the four forms of Sh and N marked detached , initial , medial and final.
Supposing we wanted to make a word beginning with Sh and ending with N ( eg to shun somebody) we take initial form of Sh and final form of N to make shn
Now follows the whole Arabic alphabet with the closest English equivalent .
Note that in the figure above (which has the equivalent Hindi sound added ) some sounds share a common letter. For example B and P are the same , although in some Arab countries three dots are present under B to make it P.
Revise the alphabet again
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