ع

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Character  ع 
Unicode name ARABIC LETTER AIN
Unicode block Arabic
Codepoint U+0639
See also: غ

Arabic[edit]

Letter[edit]

ع / ع‍ / ‍ع‍ / ‍ع (ʕayn)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ظ () and followed by غ ().
  2. Z, unknown variable.

Number[edit]

ع / ع‍ / ‍ع‍ / ‍ع (ʕayn)

  1. The sixteenth letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by س (s) and followed by ف (f).

See also[edit]


Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ع (ʕa)

  1. see على

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [(ʔ)aen]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [(ʔ)]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [ʔ]

Letter[edit]

/ / / ‍ﻊ

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

See also[edit]


Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ʔain/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ʔ/

Letter[edit]

ع (`ain)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Pashto alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ع ـع ـعـ عـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ظ
  • Next letter: غ

Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ﻉ / ﻋ / ﻌ / ‍ﻊ ('ain)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Perso-Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ظ and followed by غ. Its name is عین.