ذ

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Character  ذ 
Unicode name ARABIC LETTER THAL
Arabic U+0630
See also: د, دٍ, and ڈ

Arabic[edit]

Letter[edit]

ذ / ‍ذ (ðāl)

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

Number[edit]

ذ / ‍ذ (ðāl)

  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.

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Malay[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Letter[edit]

ذ / ‍ذ

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

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Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ذ (zâl)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Pashto alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form
ذ ـذ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ډ
  • Next letter: ر

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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/.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ﺫ ﺫ‍ ﺬ ‍ﺬ
Written forms
ﺫ‍ ﺬ ‍ ‍ﺬ
Isolated Initial Medial Final

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ذ (z)

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

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: د
  • Next letter: ر