Monday, 22 March 2010

The Places of Articulation

The Places of

power point

The Arabic Sounds
• All Arabic sounds can be
categorized into 3 groups:

1. Oral Cavity (empty space in the mouth): for
short vowels (harakaat) and long vowels
(huroof maddah or huroof hawaiyyah). This
makraj no.1

2. Nasal Cavity (empty space in the nose): for
ghunna i.e. idgham or ikhfaa of nun and
meem. This is makhraj no.2

3. Consonantal Sounds: for the 28
consonants that have 15 different makharij

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