May Allah reward you for your explanation regarding Hamzah al Wasl. I have a
few questions I would like to ask.
1. In the Qur'an, there are letters that resemble a Hamzah al Wasl, but
instead of having a small letter "Sad", they have a round shape (a
little similar to the letter "o" of the English alphabet) for
example in Surat 49 (Al-Hujuraat) verse 15 after "
. Would you please tell me
the name of this Hamzah (if it is one) and what is its role in the reading of
the Qur'an (as far as stopping for instance)?
18 (Al-Kahf) verse 87, there is a (sort of) comma appearing after
What is its name and does it (the comma) have a particular role in the
May Allah help
you and give you his Baraka and Grace inshallah
assalaam wa rahmatu Allahi wa barakatuh.
1. The alif in
the example in the question is called alif tafreeq, it has no place in grammar
and is not really part of the word, but it is written by the Arabs let
indicate that it is the end of a word after a
whenever it is seen over a letter, we do not pronounce that letter in any
The symbol in the second example,
, and it indicates the lengthening of
the dhammah on the
If there is no hamzah after this
we are continuing on to the next word in reading, when we see this mark we
lengthen the dhammah of the
vowel counts. In other words, the
dhammah becomes a
Allahu khairan for the dua', and may Allah give you the same. Wa
assalaam alaikum wa rahmatu Allah.