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yaa': isolated form

Learn the Arabic alphabet:

yaa'Listen: yaa'

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

As a consonant, yaa' is pronounced like y in "yes".

As a long vowel, yaa' is pronounced like ee in "screen".

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

Examples of words with yaa' in the 3 positions
kitaabii miilun yadun
kitaabii
miil
yad
Listen: kitaabii Listen: miilun Listen: yadun
My book
Mile
Hand (noun)

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How to write the isolated form of yaa'
yaa' has a unique shape in its isolated form. In its initial and middle forms, yaa' is basically the same as baa'. The only difference being yaa' having two dots instead of one. How to write the isolated form of yaa'  
How to write the forms of yaa' in the 3 positions
How to write the forms of yaa' according to the 3 positions
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