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

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Is memorizing the Quran easy if you know Arabic?

I do not understand Arabic at all. Is memorizing Quran easier if you know the Arabic language? If so should I learn Arabic first before starting to memorize the Surahs of the Quran. What is the best ...
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Is it permissible to change the speed of recitation while reciting?

In Tajweed science, there's something known as Al-Tahqeeq (Slow), Al-Tadweer (Medium), Al-Hadr (Fast). And the best one (for me) is Tahqeeq, because it gives you time to think about the Glorious Qur'...
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Is reciting Qur'an like Yasser Al-Dossari, Nasser Al-Qatami, etc, forbidden of makruh?

I heard from an Ustaz (may Allah preserve him) that madd is only one sound (sawt), and it is wrong to play with the sound (by making the sound higher or lower while making madd), like that of Yasser ...
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What's the ruling on pray behind an imam that doesn't recite with Tajweed?

This imam has been leading prayers in the mesjid for years. In fajr, salat al-jumuah, and the first 2 rak'ahs of maghrib and isha, he does recite with tajweed. But one time, in the third rak'ah of ...
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Difference between tay and tee in quran pronuciation?

If a person is reciting quran and he comes across part of ayat 35 of sura noor نُورُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ۚ Is there any difference between meaning of pronunciation of bold samaawaatay( tay ...
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Is it allowed to erase Harakat or Waqf marks from the Quran?

As-Salamu alaikum, Is it allowed for me, when I create Quran vidoes (mushaf & audio) on YouTube to sometimes erase an Harakah or an Tawaquf sign when editing the videos? (For example, in https://...
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fear of sin while reciting the holy Quran

i am non-native Arabic speakers, perfecting the sounds of some letters and words of Arabic can be very difficult. However, i am trying my best to master Tajweed but if i know that i am pronouncing ...
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Will there be madd if shaddah over yaa is preceded by a kasra

Assalamu alaikum Will there be madd if there is a shaddah (tashdid) over yaa, and the yaa is preceded by a kasra? Such an occurence is there in the last words of Ayat Al Kursi. Similarly, will there ...
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missing tashdeed in othmani script

I am actually making a transition from the indo-pak script of arabic to the othmani script. In regards to surah ya-seen 36:9, the tashdeed is missing on the letter "wow" (in othmani script). Can ...
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what is this symbol on the alif character ? The pronounciation in different cases

I have recently shifted from the indo-pak style of quran to arab style. I get confused in the pronunciation of this type of alif 1) What is the symbol above alif called? 2) How should we pronounce ...
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Skipping a mosque for another

As salamou aleykoum. I am a little confused with a situation. Days ago, I started skipping a mosque that's about 70m from my home for another another that's about 600m. The reason is that in the ...
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Where can I find Arabic Quran recitation resources such as audio without Tajweed?

I'm looking for a Quran recitation (mp3, video, application, website, ...) in Arabic which is just a simple reading of the verses without Tajweed enhancement.
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How should I practise Arabic in order to read Quran?

Arabic is not like western languages, say Spanish, which is not difficult if you have learned all the consonants and vowels, because you can spell and speak all the letter combinations correctly by ...
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In Salat what mispronunciations are acceptable?

In salat (prayer) I like to read it out loud sometimes but I whisper it. When I am supposed to say: "sub hana rabb ial 'ala" It comes out like: "sup hana rapial 'ala" Even though it's not what I ...
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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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What is a harakat and/or count?

As I'm trying to read through Readwithtajweed, I am confused about the meaning of harakat / count, in regards to Madd. What is 1 (or 2,3, etc.) count? I've read that it is equivalent to seconds (1 ...
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Is there any vocal aggression in the Quran?

I am wondering whether the tone in the Quran is ever vocally aggressive and whether reciters are supposed to mimic it. Be it disturbed by certain matters or due to disappointment in the transgressors.
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How important is vocalization?

From my understanding, the Quran was an oral tradition (for a generation or so) and then it was finally written down. Now obviously, while Arabic has been standardized, the various dialects of Arabic ...
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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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How to read these verses in the Quran?

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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What is the diamond mark printed in some mushafs in surah hud, verse 41?

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 alphabets ...