Tajweed refers to the rules governing pronunciation during recitation of the Qur'an.

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Beautifying the Qur'an?

I watched a lecture by Yaser Birjas on YouTube, and he explained how the Qur'an should be beautified during recitation. But I was wondering, does this apply to all Surah's? I'm asking because I was ...
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How is hamzat-al-wasl pronounced at the beginning of an ayah?

I know that at the beginning of a noun, when the hamzat-al-wasl in the definite article الْ is pronounced, it is always pronounced as "al-" (i.e. with a fatha). However, using Al-Fatihah 6 as an ...
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Question in reading the Quran and tajweed for beginner

Assalamu alaikum. I am learning how to read Arrabic alphabets and how to read Quran. I'm slightly confused with something: In the first verse of Sura Al-Faatiha, the spelling suggests the following ...
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Diamond Mark in Mushaf

What exactly is the diamond mark printed in some mushafs in Surah Hud, verse 41, under the ra in "majrahaa"? Does this change the pronunciation?
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What is tajweed? is it necessary to learn or is it just recommended?

There are some sources about tajweed rules and learning them is recommended. But what is tajweed? Is it a set of rules for only reading Quran or general for arabic? I learned the arabic alphabet and ...