Learn the Arabic letter Thal
You will also see this letter transliterated as dhāl or dhaal
The Arabic letter Thal is a Sun Letter.
It has the same basic shape of Dal but with a dot on top.
How the Arabic letter Thal is written
How the Arabic letter Thal is pronounced
The letter Thal represents the other sound that the English (TH) produces (Other than the one explained in letter Tha) as in “The” or “Other” or “This”.
Basic Sample words of Thal in different states
Thal only connectable to the letter before (the letter to the right). It takes these three forms depending on its position in the word
Word examples using the Arabic letter Thal with diacritics
Thal also represents only three sounds. It is always soft and it doesn’t have a gruff sound when it comes with a fatha.
Thal with a fatha: ( ذَ ) ( ـذَ ) has a soft sound like:
– Tha in That
– Tho in Without
Thal with a kasra: ( ذِ ) ( ـذِ ) sounds like:
– Thi in This
– Thi in Clothing
Thal with a damma ( ذُ ) ( ـذُ ) sounds like:
– Tho in Those
Thal with sokoon ( ـذْ ) ( ـذْ ) sounds like:
– Th in Withdraw
Dal and Thal are another twins or shape-mates. But Dal doesn’t have a dot.
Dal and Thal look like a Right angle (90 degrees). But make it 80 to be perfect!