kaf, lam

Introduction

kaf

You know this sound from..

The sound made by 'k' in the English word 'keep'

This is how the letter looks in words


lam

You know this sound from..

The sound made by 'l' in the English word 'last'

This is how the letter looks in words


Extra info

When alif appears in a word after lam, the two letters are joined together and take on a different form.

This doesn't affect the pronunciation, it's just how they are written.

Watch out for the symbols below in the tests for this lesson and remember they make the sound 'la'.

Combined Arabic letters laam alif


It's time to practice what you've learnt

Flashcards with audio

1. Recognise kaf and lam in words

Arabic alphabet flashcards

2. Read words containing kaf and lam

Arabic alphabet flashcards

 


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