Quran School

The Rules of Madd

The Rules of Madd
بِسۡمِ ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ

Madd means to prolong the sound of a vowel. The minimum prolongation of a vowel is to the measure of two vowels (2 counts), which is equal to the measure of one alif.

NATURAL MADD (ﻣﺪ ‌ﻃﺒﻴﻌﻲ)

This is pronounced from the jawf, for two counts.

79 : 15 وَاجِفَةٌ
79 : 15 حَدِيثُ
79 : 8 مُوسَىٰٓ
Click ‘here‘ to
view practice exercises for the rules of the Natural Madd

ALL THE OTHER MADD ARE BUILT ON THIS BASIC / NATURAL MADD RULE, DEPENDING ON WHAT COMES AFTER IT.

Click on the ‘Summary
Chart for Madd
‘ link on the right hand sidebar to view a summarised chart for the types and branches of Madd.

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