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Alif Baa Unit 2 Part 4: Short Vowels

Alif Baa Unit 2 Part 4: Short Vowels

Author: Critical Language Service

To teach how to read, write, prounounce and use the Arabic short vowels, fatHa, kasra, and damma.

Arabic has two kinds of vowels; long vowels and short vowels.  Long and short vowels make the same sounds but are pronounced  for different lengths of time.  This video teaches what are the short vowels, how to use them, how they compare to long vowels, and how to write them.

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This lesson teaches the Arabic short vowels (fatHa, kasra, Damma) and how to distinguish them from their long vowel counterparts (alif, yaa and wow)

Source: Critical Language Service

Arabic Alphabet Song

Listen to hear all of the Arabic letters with each short vowel :)