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waaw: isolated form

Learn the Arabic alphabet:

waawListen: waaw

On the right is the basic (isolated) form of the letter waaw.

As a consonant, waaw is pronounced like w in "wind".

As a long vowel, waaw is pronounced like oo in "boot".

Forms of waaw in the 3 positions
waaw: end form
End
waaw: middle form
Middle
waaw: initial form
Initial

Note: waaw never connects with the letter that follows it
Examples of words with waaw in the 3 positions
raadyuu suurun waladun
raadyuu
suur
walad
Listen: raadyuu Listen: suurun Listen: waladun
World
Wall (fortification)
Boy

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How to write the isolated form of waaw
waaw has a unique shape, although there is some similarity to the shape of raa'. How to write the isolated form of waaw  
How to write the forms of waaw in the 3 positions
How to write the forms of waaw according to the 3 positions
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