ج

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Character  ج 
Unicode name ARABIC LETTER JEEM
Unicode block Arabic
Codepoint U+062C

Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • It has many standard pronunciations in Modern Standard Arabic which can also reflect the pronunciation in national varieites of Arabic:
    1. IPA(key): [dʒ] in most of the Arabian Peninsula, also in north Algeria.
    2. IPA(key): [ʒ] in most of the Levant and most of north Africa
    3. IPA(key): [ɡ] in Egypt and South Yemen
    4. IPA(key): [ɟ] in Sudan and North Yemen
  • When reciting the Quran, it is pronounced only as IPA(key): [dʒ]

Letter[edit]

ج / جـ / ـجـ / ـج (jīm)

  1. The fifth letter of the Arabic alphabet. Its name is جِيم (jīm), and is preceded by ث () and followed by ح ().

Numeral symbol[edit]

ج / جـ / ـجـ / ـج (jīm)

  1. The third letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by ب (b) and followed by د (d).

See also[edit]


Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ɡiːm/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɡ/

Letter[edit]

/ ﺟ‍ / / ‍ﺞ (gīm)

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See also[edit]


Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [d͡ʒem]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [d͡ʒ]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial, obsolete) IPA(key): [d͡ʒ], [t͡ʃ]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [t͡ʃ]

Letter[edit]

/ ﺟ‍ / / ‍ﺞ

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

See also[edit]


Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /dʒim/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /dʒ/

Letter[edit]

ج (jim)

  1. The seventh letter of the Pashto alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ج ـج ـجـ جـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ث
  • Next letter: ځ

Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ﺝ / ﺟ‍ / ﺠ / ‍ﺞ (jīm)

  1. The sixth letter of the Perso-Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ث and followed by چ. Its name is جیم.

Uyghur[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /d͡ʒe/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /d͡ʒ/

Letter[edit]

ج (je)

  1. The sixth letter of the Uyghur alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ج ـج ـجـ جـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ت (t)
  • Next letter: چ (ch)