ج

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Character ج U+062C, ج
Name ARABIC LETTER JEEM
Block Arabic
ث [U+062B] [U+062D] ح

Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /d͡ʒiːm/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /d͡ʒ/
  • It has many standard pronunciations in Modern Standard Arabic, which can also reflect the pronunciation in national varieties of Arabic:
    • IPA(key): [d͡ʒ] in most of the Arabian Peninsula and in Algeria. Also in west Asia where it can be reduced to [ʒ];
    • IPA(key): [ʒ] in most of the Levant and most of north Africa;
    • IPA(key): [ɡ] in Egypt and west Yemen;
    • IPA(key): [ɟ] in Sudan (with allophones) and south Yemen, and most likely in Classical Arabic.

When reciting the Quran, it is pronounced only as [d͡ʒ].

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 ‎().

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]


Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /d͡ʒ/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒiːm/
  • (allophones): IPA(key): [d͡ʒ], [ʒ]

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 ‎().

Khowar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Letter[edit]

ج ‎(jīm)

  1. The seventh letter of the Khowar abjad.

Forms[edit]

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

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ث
  • Next letter: چ

Kyrgyz[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Letter[edit]

ج ‎(je)

  1. The eighth letter of the Kyrgyz in Arabic Script. It represents the Cyrillic letter Ж

Forms[edit]

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

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: يو ‎(يو)
  • Next letter: ز ‎(ز)

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.

Sindhi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ɟi:m/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɟ/

Letter[edit]

ج ‎(jīm)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Sindhi abjad.

Forms[edit]

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

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: پ
  • Next letter: ڄ

Urdu[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Letter[edit]

ج ‎(jīm)

  1. The seventh letter of the Urdu abjad.

Forms[edit]

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

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ث
  • Next letter: چ

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)