Arabic/LearnRW/laam-alif

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Laam-alif is a ligature. When a ل (laam) comes before an ا (alif) in a word, they automatically come together and form laam-alif. Laam-alif is not a letter, It is how the two letters, laam and then alif are written together.

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written three times ( x_x_x ) written twice ( x_x ) connected-form ( _x ) Alone ( x ) Name
لالالا 

لالا

ـلا 

لا

laam-alif

Examples:

  • ل + ا = لا



  • ل + أ = لأ



  • ل + إ = لإ



  • ل + آ = لآ



  • ا + ل + ا = الا



  • أ + ل + ا = ألا



  • إ + ل + ا = إلا



  • آ + ل + ا = آلا