In the name of Allah, Most Beneficent, Most Merciful

SOME IMPORTANT TAJWEED RULES
(Print these 2 pages on both sides of a paper and keep the paper in your copy of the Qur’an for quick everyday reference)

1. PRONUNCIATION (

) 1.

6. RULES OF READING Flat Thick

To know the pronunciation of a letter, just put an alif with Zabar before it, and say it loud. Ex: • • • • • • : Halaqi huroof (from throat) : from inside the small tongue : Tongue-tip & the roots of the upper teeth :Tongue-tip & the edges of the upper teeth : Tongue-tip & edges of upper gums : Right/left side of the tougue touching the top ): double stretch; from nose) )

2.

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3.

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Within a word, if a thick or extra thick letter comes after then will be pronounced thick. 7. RULES OF PRONOUNCING 1.
If

• Ghunnah (

2. ATTRIBUTES OF LETTERS ( • • • • • • ( : pronouncing : : Thick & high Extra thick & high Continue breathing while

, pronounce it clearly (

).

You have, after or

2.

then --- merger (

) with

.

(

): Extra sound (Qalqalah)
) Huroof-e-Madd - double stretch

then --- merger (

) without

.

: (South; Dubai) Soft letters 3. RULES OF MADD ( )

3.

then - exchange

or

with .

(wave type): 2 or 5-6 stretches (kinky type): 5-6 stretches (kinky on ): 6 stretches ( ): 2-6 streches (generally at verse-endings) 4. RECITING ' ' OF THE WORD Flat : _ . 5. RULES OF READING • : Ghunnah (from nose; Double stretch)

4. Any other letter comes, then we will suppress ( ) the letters or .

8. RULES OF STOPPING & STARTING
When you stop at a verse end, stop your voice and take a breathe. Take care of the meanings, when you stop in the middle of the verse.

Thick : _ : _

When you stop: 1. Put a on the last letter. 2. If the last letter has , then stop with a with double stretch. , then convert it to . 3. If the last letter is or , then convert it to . 4. If the last letter is When you start: 1. If the first letters are , then start with . 2. Depends on the = • • , = , or of the third letter. =

If after ,

comes in the start of the second

word, then will be suppressed (with Ghunnah). Ex:

: bu, tu, ... ;

: be, te, . ;

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Rules of Noon Sakin and Tanveen To suppress / conceal / hide (15 letters) To recite with suppression and Ghunnah . and Examples Letters . . Applies to all letters other than those in . To exchange (One letter) Exchange the Noon sound (of Noon sakin or Tanveen or with Meem) Example Letter ) ( ( ) To merge (6 letters) ) ( ( 2 ) To recite clearly (6 letters) To recite without Ghunnah ) ( Merge Noon Sakin or Tanveen with the following letters: Examples Letters Types Examples Letters Exception: There are four words in the Qur'aan for which there will be no : 1 3 ) ( 4 .

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