See also: د‎, ڈ, and Appendix:Variations of "d"
Arabic Dhal.gif
ذ U+0630, ذ
ARABIC LETTER THAL
د
[U+062F]
Arabic ر
[U+0631]
U+FEAB, ﺫ
ARABIC LETTER THAL ISOLATED FORM

[U+FEAA]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEAC]
U+FEAC, ﺬ
ARABIC LETTER THAL FINAL FORM

[U+FEAB]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEAD]

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from د(d), and originally written as such (in rasm) by analogy with Nabatean tradition, as Nabatean cognates of Arabic words with /ð/ were indiscriminately spelled using 𐢅(d).

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ذ / ‍ذ (ḏāl)

  1. The ninth letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by د(d) and followed by ر(r).

SymbolEdit

ذ / ‍ذ (ḏāl)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by خ() and followed by ض().

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Diem, Werner (1980), “Untersuchungen zur frühen Geschichte der arabischen Orthographie: II. Die Schreibung der Konsonanten”, in Orientalia (in German), volume 49, issue 1, DOI:10.2307/43075525, page 74

KhowarEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ذ (zāl)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Khowar abjad.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form
ذ ـذ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ڈ
  • Next letter: ر

MalayEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [zal]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [z]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [s]

LetterEdit

ذ / ‍ذ

  1. The tenth letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Arabic script.

See alsoEdit


PashtoEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ذ (zâl)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Pashto alphabet.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form
ذ ـذ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ډ
  • Next letter: ر

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Arabic letter of the same form, with the phonetic value [ð]. Persian lack a phoneme for that sound, so it is pronounced as /z/.

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ذ (z)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Perso-Arabic alphabet. Its name is ذال(zâl).

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: د
  • Next letter: ر

SindhiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ذ (zal)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Sindhi abjad.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form
ذ ـذ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ڍ
  • Next letter: ر

UrduEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ذ (zāl)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Urdu abjad.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form
ذ ـذ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ڈ
  • Next letter: ر