Introduction to Arabic Alphabet:
Lesson 6

By Carl Kenner

Don’t forget that the i with two dots under it is a Y. It doesn’t look like a y here because it is in the middle of the word, but its two dots give it away.

It is the word "Abryl" which you learnt is the name of the month "April" in Arabic (because Arabic has no letter P).

You can change the letter R into another letter by putting a dot above it. The dot is actually a zit, so it changes it into the letter Z (Zee or Zed). You will notice that the r looks kind of like a nose, so it looks like a nose with a zit above it, to make it the letter Z. The Z looks like this:


Here it is in a word (actually two words):



Answer: il bytza
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