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Qiraat literally means recitation, specifically used to refer to a specific area/word(s) where recitation varies, but does not change the meaning.

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Various Reading of Sura 30:1-10

Assalamualaikum I have read academic page on verse 30:1-10, al-Rum, according The paper is long and goes into great detail, but I will summarize just the first few pages, which I read. The 4 readings ...
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Explain difference in riwayat Warsh

I was looking at different reading of Al-Quran by Warsh on website Quranflash, Website provide to two kind of Warsh (Warsh - Asbahani way and Warsh - King Fahd Complex), as I was working on Wasl ...
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Absent words in 65:1

In the Uthmanic Quran we read chapter 65 verse 1 as follows: ‏O Prophet! When ye do divorce women, divorce them at their prescribed periods (65:1) But according to Ibn Umar RA, the verse should ...
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Variants in the Mushaf of Uthman?

How can Qiraat arise if the majority of the Quran was written in the Quraishi Dialect? I previously asked the same question but no reasonable answer. I might have misunderstood the meaning of the ...
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What do the ahruf and Qira'at refer to in the Islamic literature?

While looking into the Islamic scriptures I came across two terms, Ahruf and Qira'at. Both seem to began with seven varieties. Later on, as time passed by more have been added to them. What do they ...
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Meaning of this narration of al amash's Qiraat?

So I came across this "وقال عبد اللَّه: حدثني أبي قال: حدثنا غسان بن الربيع قال: حدثنا أبو إسرائيل، عن طلحة بن مصرف قال: كنا نختلف إلى يحيى بن وثاب نقرأ عليه، والأعمش ساكت ما يقرأ عليه، فلما توفي ...
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Quran 92:3 & Sahih Bukhari 4944

In the Quran's Surah Al-Lail verse 3, we read: وَمَا خَلَقَ ٱلذَّكَرَ وَٱلْأُنثَىٰٓ - [Source] But in an authentic Hadith of Sahih-Bukhari, we read: The companions of Abdullah bin Masud came to Abu ...
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Ibn Abbas RA on 17:23

It is reported from ibn Abbas RA that he spotted a mistake in 17:23. His opinion is recorded in the Tafsir of Razi volume 10 page 30: Maimon bin Mehran narrated from Ibn Abbas that he said: ‘The ...
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Variant Reading in Quran 62:9

Is this narration authentic: حدثنا ابن المثنى، قال: ثنا ابن عدّي، عن شعبة، عن سليمان، عن إبراهيم، قال: قال عبد الله: لو كان السعي لسعيت حتى يسقط ردائي، قال: ولكنها: «فامْضُوا إلى ذِكْرِ اللَّهِ» قال: ...
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Reciting silently in salah

Salam. I am a hanafi. I know its waajib to recite silently in zuhr and asr, but what is the definition of reciting silently. Also there are words that are not properly pronounced in Surah Faith when ...
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Which Qiraat was the first complete Quran manuscript in the time of Abu Bakr?

Assalamualaikum, Which Qiraat was the first complete Quran manuscript in the time of Abu Bakr? Do the Uthmaanic mushaf cater the 7 mutawwatir qiroaat? barakAllaahu fiikum.
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Question about The reading of Ibn Abbas in Surah 7:127

The Standard reading of surah 7:127 verse 127 is “And the chiefs of Pharaoh’s people said: Do you leave Musa and his people to make mischief in the land and to forsake you and your gods? He said: We ...
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What makes a Qiraat mutawatir?

Selam aleikum, I know, that one of the criteria’s of an accepted Qiraat is being mutawatir. (Ibn Al-Jazaris conditions) What exactly is meant with it and how many people are needed to make it ...
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Is there a difference in the Arabic wording of Sura 37:12 among the various Qiraats of the Quran?

Here is the link to the various qiraats of the Quran Let me post the screenshots of sura 37:12 from 2 different qiraats and also their translation: Hafs qiraat: Translation of the hafs:* But YOU ...
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Does all the 10 Qiraat are confirmed by one of the Uthmanic codices?

Selamun aleikum, I know, that there are three conditions, that an Ahruf/Qiraat is accepted by the scholars. One is Arabic Grammer, one is mass transmission and one ist conformity with one of the ...
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Variant readings of 11:81

According to al-Jalalayn, there are two readings for 11:81.... they said, ‘O Lot, truly we are messengers of your Lord. They shall not reach you, with any harm, so travel with your family during a ...
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How do we know which qirat were abrogated and which we can continue to recite?

In this video at 15.30 he explains that a possible explanation for sahaba reciting certain variations of the Qur'an could be that those variants were then abrogated after the final review of the Qur'...
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Will my Rewards get deducted by keeping a cat

Assalamualaikum , Brothers And Sisters. It is said that keeping a pet dog will keep the Angels away and deduct the rewards from the prayers. But I didn't get exact research about keeping any other ...
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Surah Yusuf (12), Ayaah 23

I was wondering why do Qaris get the independence of adding extra texts to 12:23 of the noble Quran? I am adding a link to Qari Abdul Basit's recitation. https://youtu.be/kBII2vQ4aNU?t=127 Timestamp [...
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Does memorizing the Qur'an, but parts of it in different rewayat still make you a Hafiz?

If someone memorized half of the Qur'an (from Surah Al-Fatiha to Surah Al-Kahf) in Hafs 'an 'Assim, and then memorized the other half (from Surah Maryam to Surah An-Nas) in Warsh 'an Naafi'. Does he ...
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Which rewaya has the shortest madd?

My mother is unable to recite some verses without taking a gap to breath every 5 or 6 words. To make reciting easier for her, which rewaya (among the 7 mutawatir qira'at) is the easiest to recite, in ...
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Are the Qira'ats reliable?

I found this quote from an anti-Islamic website : "The opinion of the majority is that these readings are Mutawatir. However, one opinion is that they are Mashhur28 …. The truth in this regard is ...
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is there any complete list of sana'a manuscript difference with current Qur'an, in terms of meaning?

I came accross Sana'a publication by Sadeghi (Sana'a and The Origins of Qur'an), but he only conclude some example of textual variation with standard qur'an. Table 1 gives a few examples, in ...
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All differences in Harakaat of words in Hafs vs. Shu’bah

Salam, so I was wondering if anyone has a list of all different spelling, not actually the rules themself, just the different spelling. If not, does anyone have a online Mushaf for Shu’bah?
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How are the "seven different ways" from Sahih Bukhari, book 61, hadith 513 reflected in Quran? [duplicate]

Sahih Bukhari, volume 6, book 61, hadith 513 (emphasis mine): Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Abbas: Allah's Apostle said, "Gabriel recited the Qur'an to me in one way. Then I requested him (to read ...
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Is the qira'a "There has certainly come to you a Messenger from among your most precious" accepted?

In surat at-Tawba we have in (9:128) the known qira'a: لَقَدْ جَاءَكُمْ رَسُولٌ مِّنْ أَنفُسِكُمْ عَزِيزٌ عَلَيْهِ مَا عَنِتُّمْ حَرِيصٌ عَلَيْكُم بِالْمُؤْمِنِينَ رَءُوفٌ رَّحِيمٌ ...
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Examples of Quran verses that differ from normal recitation?

In the above highlighted verse which is from surah Hud [Ayat:41] مجرها is not recited normally. Are there any more such verses in Quran? For e.g. 1) I have included the image from the Quran which I ...
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Is it likely that the sana'a manuscript was an accepted reading of the Quran?

My question is a bit broad and opinion based so I think I first have to add some of my research and analyzes in order for you to answer. I am not looking for an absolute answer, but more a "good guess"...
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Quran originally without vowel marks?

I've come across the claim that the first mushafs (suhuf?) did not include vowel marks and sometimes did not even consistently use other diacritical marks to distinguish consonants. An example of a ...
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Examples of verses of the Qur'an with two different readings?

According to What are the readings (qira'at) of Quran?, there are different "readings" of the Qur'an. I'm seeking concrete examples of ayat (verses of the Qur'an) for which there are two or more ...
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Different versions of Arabic Qur'an

Tanzil.net writes: The Medina Mushaf ... publishes the holy quran according to three famous narration, i.e., Hafs, Warsh, and Ad-Duriyy. The Quran text provided by Tanzil is based on the Medina ...
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How to explain the recitation لَئِنْ انجــينا (verse 6.63) by Al-Azami in his book "The History of the Quranic text"?

As salamu alaykum wa ramatullah, I have a request about 'ayat' 6.63 with Hafs rectiation. I know we have to refer to one copy of Uthman's codicies to recitate the Quran. But in his book "The ...
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Where does the music of reading Quran comes from?

From the day I remember I hear the same sound, pitch and melody when a Qari (a reciter) reads Qur'an. Where does it come from? How did it evolve? If we look at it from the point of evolution, then we ...
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Tilawat voice of Surat Ar-Raĥmān [closed]

I was listening to a beautiful tilawat and I don't know who recite it can anyone tell me the name of person who recite this http://quran.com/55.
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Why is the Hafs reading of the Qur'an so prevalent?

Of everything I've read, the Hafs-an-Asim reading of the Qur'an is used by the vast majority of Muslims (it's definitely the only I've ever seen or heard used in my area). I've even seen articles ...
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Should the word دَسَّاهَا have a ي in it in سورة الشمس ayat number 10?

I have encountered two different ways of spelling the word دَسَّاهَا as it appears on سورة الشمس. One of them doesn't use the letter ي in it and other one does. For example, quran.com doesn't use the ...
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What were the criteria for validating a qira'a?

As is known, there are a number of variant readings (i.e. qira'at) of the Qur'an. Even when these readings have (minor) differences of meaning between them, they are all considered equally valid by ...
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What are the readings (qira'at) of Quran?

As far as I know there are more than one reading for Quran. Some say they are 7 and others say they are 14. What does that mean? Are there more than one Quran? Which reading is the correct one and why?...
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What exactly is the difference of meaning between saddan and suddan in Qur'an verse 36:9?

Allah says: Translation: And We have put before them a barrier and behind them a barrier and covered them, so they do not see. (Surah Yasin, verse 9) In the most common qira'ah (Hafs 'an 'Aasim), ...
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