Learn the Arabic letter Ba

You will also see this letter transliterated as Baa, Baa’.


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The Arabic letter Ba is a Moon  Letter.

How the Arabic letter Ba is written

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How the Arabic letter Ba is pronounced

Ba is the counterpart of the English letter B that can be pronounced by pressing the lips together and then slightly pushing air out of the mouth forcing the lips apart.

Basic Sample words of Ba in different states

Ba is connectable to both sides. It takes these three forms depending on its position in the word

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Word examples using the Arabic letter Ba with diacritics

Ba represents all four kinds of sounds. And they are distinguished by “Al-Tashkeel” as we mentioned earlier.

Ba with a fatha: بَـ ـبَـ might have a soft sound like:

– Ba in Bad

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It may also have a gruff sound like:

– Ba in Bath

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Ba with a kasra: بِـ ـبِـ- sounds like:

– Be in Best

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Ba with a damma: بُـ ـبُـ sounds like:

– Bo in Book

– Bo in Robot

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Ba with sokoon: ـبْـ ـبْsounds like:

– B in Object

– B in job

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Look-a-likes

Ba ب is the twin sister of the next two letters Ta ت and Tha ث . And it might also look a bit like a letter called Fa ف that we will discuss later.

Mnemonic

Ba on the line looks like a side view of a nice Boat on the river.
Ba got its dot Below. But Ta and Tha have theirs on Top.

 

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