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What is the proper usage of the Takbir?

Allahu Akbar

or

Allah Hu Akbar

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    Are you asking how to pronounce it or how to write it in English?
    – aasheq
    May 20 '15 at 17:05
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    @aasheq Both. As pronunciation is the basis for the written word in most cases.
    – anon
    May 20 '15 at 17:16
  • After the Arabic site comes, this question has to be migrated there, I guess. May 21 '15 at 4:01
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First one is the right one, as made clear from Arabic

Allāhu Akbar (الله أكبر)

The sound of "h" is just once, not twice

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In regard to your question that asked:

What is the proper usage of the Takbir?

Allahu Akbar or

Allah Hu Akbar

The answer is the first one as @Hamza Islam mentioned it correctly. In truth it is the true pronunciation of that based on right Arabic language grammar. And it has not Tashdid as the mark put over a letter to indicate that it is to be pronounced hard as if it was two letters. Therefore it ought not to be pronounced hard, and actually there is just a "h"; accordingly, the first one is true.

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