آ

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Character  آ 
Unicode name ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH MADDA ABOVE
Unicode block Arabic
Codepoint U+0622
See also: أ, ا, ا-, and اً

Arabic[edit]

Letter[edit]

آ (ʾalif madda)

  1. Alif maddah. A double-alif used to write the sequence IPA(key): /ʔaː/.

Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /alifmaˈdɑ/ or IPA(key): /alepmaˈdɑ/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɑ/

Letter[edit]

آ (alifmadā)

  1. alif with madda, a form of ا, the first letter of the Pashto alphabet

Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ﺁ / ﺁ / ﺂ / ﺂ (transliteration needed) (alef madde)

  1. Alef-e madde
  2. Â-ye bâ-kolâh (آی باکلاه = Alef with hat)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used word-initially to represent the phoneme /ɒː/.

See also[edit]