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See also: ا‎, اً‎, ٱ‎, آ‎, إ, and ا-
أ U+0623, أ
ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA ABOVE
Composition:ا [U+0627] + ◌ٔ [U+0654]
آ
[U+0622]
Arabic ؤ
[U+0624]
U+FE83, ﺃ
ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA ABOVE ISOLATED FORM

[U+FE82]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FE84]
U+FE84, ﺄ
ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA ABOVE FINAL FORM

[U+FE83]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FE85]

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ArabicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Combined with fatha: أَ : /ʔa/

Combined with damma: أُ : /ʔu/

LetterEdit

أ / ‍أ (ʾ)

  1. The first letter of the Arabic alphabet is the small hamza (ء‎) that sits on top of أ‎, and the tall column is its bearer. The composite letter is called أَلِف(ʾalif) and the hamza represents a glottal stop (/ʔ/). (For the pronunciation without hamza, see ا‎.) It is followed by ب(b).

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ParticleEdit

أَـ (ʾa-)

  1. Initial interrogative particle that indicates a yes-or-no question. It’s written together with the following word as all one letter words. Often used in the negative, e.g. أَلَا(ʾa-lā, isn't, doesn't), أَلَيْسَ(ʾa-laysa, isn't, doesn't).

SynonymsEdit

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KhowarEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /həmza alif/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /a/

LetterEdit

أ (hamzā ālif)

  1. The second other alif letter of the Khowar abjad.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form
أ ـأ

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  • Next letter: ب

KyrgyzEdit

LetterEdit

  1. The first letter of the Kyrgyz alphabet.

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MalayEdit

LetterEdit

أ

  1. The first letter of the malay alphabet, written in the arabic script.

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PersianEdit

LetterEdit

أ (transliteration needed)

  1. The first letter of the Persian alphabet.

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PunjabiEdit

LetterEdit

أ (transliteration needed)

  1. The first letter of the Punjabi alphabet, written in the arabic script.

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Similar to Urdu alphabet