ذ

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See also: د‎, ڈ, and Appendix:Variations of "d"
Arabic Dhal.gif
ذ U+0630, ذ
ARABIC LETTER THAL
د
[U+062F]
Arabic ر
[U+0631]
U+FEAB, ﺫ
ARABIC LETTER THAL ISOLATED FORM

[U+FEAA]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEAC]
U+FEAC, ﺬ
ARABIC LETTER THAL FINAL FORM

[U+FEAB]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEAD]

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

د (d) distinguished by a point, written with that sign before the invention of such points (in rasm) because the scribes understood that Arabic /ð/ is represented in Nabataean words that are by their lineage related to the Arabic words that have /ð/ in them by /d/ written by the Nabataean 𐢅 (d), from which the Arabic د (d) for /d/ descends.

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ذ / ‍ذ (ḏāl)

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

Symbol[edit]

ذ / ‍ذ (ḏāl)

  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 ().

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Diem, Werner (1980), “Untersuchungen zur frühen Geschichte der arabischen Orthographie: II. Die Schreibung der Konsonanten”, in Orientalia, volume 49, issue 1, DOI:10.2307/43075525, page 74

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ذٰ (ḏām sg

  1. Classical Arabic spelling of ذَا (ḏā)

Khowar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ذ (zāl)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Khowar abjad.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form
ذ ـذ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ڈ
  • Next letter: ر

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
ذ
Wikipedia ms

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.

See also[edit]


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]

Alternative forms[edit]

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

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/.

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

Sindhi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ذ (zal)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Sindhi abjad.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form
ذ ـذ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ڍ
  • Next letter: ر

Urdu[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ذ (zal)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Urdu abjad.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form
ذ ـذ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ڈ
  • Next letter: ر