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Clarity is sometimes what we’re all after. Likewise, some things just need to be said as clear as mmmmud. Right?
Rule three: Ith-haar Shafawee (pronouncing the meem clearly)
Ith-haar Shafawee is pronouncing the meem saakinah (مْ) clearly and occurs when any of the remaining [excluding the letters meem and baa (ب)] follow a meem saakinah. The condition here is that these letters have a diacritic on them, (fat-ha, dammah, kasra).
Examples of Ith-haar Shafawee:
–Sukoon [Gatway To Arabic: page 48]
-Tajweed Rule [Tajweed Basics: Foundations and More: second half page 10]
Related Pages: Al-Meem Al-Saakinah: ikhfaa shafawee – Al-Meem Al-Saakinah: idghaam shafawee