ذ

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See also: د, دٍ, and ڈ
Arabic Dhal.gif
Character ذ
Unicode name ARABIC LETTER THAL
Code point U+0630
Entity number ذ
Unicode block Arabic
د [U+062F] [U+0631] ر

Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ðaːl/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ð/

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]


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]

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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

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