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I'll start by answering the last question first. What is the role of Uthman (may Allah be pleased with him) exactly concerning these readings? Quran has been transmitted through the time by oral memorization and recitation on a hand of Scholar not through a book. To understand this, we have to understand the definitions. Quran (القران): is the word of ...


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There are three different opinions by Arabic language scholars about the difference: Al-Kisa'i الكسائي: They're two spellings for the same meaning. Sibawayh سيبويه and Al-Khalil (Al-Farahidi): سُداً (Suddan) is the noun, and سَداً (Saddan) is the infinitive form of the verb. Abu-Obaidah and Ibn-Alanbari: سُداً (Suddan) is a barrier made by Allah (plural: ...


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My answer is primarily based on this nice history of spreading of the qiraa't of the scholar ibn Amin. Which shows that the qiraa'a of Hafs 'an 'Asim has not even well known or prevalent in al-Kufa itself for many centuries. I tried to summarize it as much as i can. Note that among the qurraa' of the 7-10 mutawatir and 4 non-mutawatir readings which have ...


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There are 7 ways to recite the Quran. In the image you showed, it is witten like this because it describes Al-Kisa'ai method of recitation. If you go to Surah As-Shams you will see that it is written likes this: However, If you want to write it in the Arabic language, it should be written like this: So why is the word written in the Quran different from ...


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There are some general rules under the tajwid that are to be followed when you run out of breath. Those rules (special punctuation marks) are called the "Rumūz al-Awqāf "رموز الاوقاف or "pause marks". These symbols in the Qurʾān show where to stop or continue and this is to preserve the correct meaning of your recitation. For more information on these and ...


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First you should know that the Quran has been transmitted through the time by oral memorization and recitation on a hand of Scholars beginning with the Sahaba (May Allah be pleased with them) and not through a book (even today), and those who learned the Quran only through books are not accepted as teachers of a reading if their Reading isn't approved by a ...


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(Shia view) What does that mean? Are there more than one Quran? They are 15 different reciting methods but with the same text of Quran. This does not mean they are different text of Quran. But all are the same text but with different reciting methods (like different accents). Which reading is the correct one and why? According to Shia Islam the reading ...


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The scripture of the mohsaf al-Imam Let's start by commenting a few points: The scripture or style of the Quran written at the time of 'Othman is called the Othmany style الرسم العثماني or الخط العثماني, which is basically one form of what was later called kufi scripture. Later because at the time al-Kufa didn't exist as it was founded by the orders of the ...


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The issue you are talking about is not related to what is normal... People these days in almost all Muslim countries with the exception of the Maghrib states and Somalia (some local exceptions can be added) are primarily confronted with the so prevalent riwaya' of Hafs 'an 'Asim رواية حفص عن عاصم (also read Why is the Hafs reading of the Qur'an so ...


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Here's a moshaf bi riwayat Sho'abah 'an 'Assim شعبة عن عاصم and here you should find a document about the osol of this qira'a, which should guide you to the major differences between Sho'abah and Hafs 'an 'Asim. As for the differences the list might get too long as the recitation differences are far more than 500, here just a few general examples (general ...


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The first copies of the Holy Qur'an were in Kufic script without any diacritical marks. Only people who knew the Holy verses by heart were able to read it as they knew the correct pronunciations of the letters. Others had great difficulty to read these copies correctly. Allamah Tabatabai states: It was for this reason that at the end of the first century ...


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As you are not familiar with Arabic language it is difficult to explain, basically the rasm al-Othmany still allows some "linguistic interpretation" as at the time the Arabic language didn't consist of 29/30 letters and most of that amount was of letters which looked the same (as I stated in my answer of the Question about qira'aat)... but let's start with ...


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Well the major point is the definition of ahruf... there are many interpretations and no real consensus: if I remember well Imam as-Suyuti in his itqaan الإتقان في علوم القرآن mentioned a long list of interpretation explaining each POV I guess -because I read this part of his book long ago so I don't remember well and don't call this book my own- he ended ...


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Is my assumption true? Yes it is true. If true, how does a Qari who can just read but not understand Arabic go back to the correct word? As far as i have been taught it depends on the meaning of the word. If he does not know the meaning, at least by reading continuously & regularly he should get a faint idea about what constitutes a complete ...


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The role of Hazrat Usman: In the beginning there were 7 ahruf of Quran Recitation. Each of these 7 Ahruf's belonged to the 7 Big Tribes of Arab at the time. In the era of Hazrat Usman(R.A), Qabail(Tribes) started fighting over the best Harf(plural: Ahruf). Some said there was the best others said that there harf was the best. At the same time people tried ...


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A bit off topic but maybe a necessary intro: Conditions for an accepted Reading Any reading (Qira-a) or recitation which fulfills the following 3 conditions is considered to be sahih (sane) (be aware that they may conflict each other in some cases): the recitation has an authentic chain of narration in which the chain of narrators was continuous until ...


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You are talking about the Qiraat Styles, the way the Qari recite the Qur'an. Traditionally, there are 10 recognised schools of qira'at, and each one derives its name from a famous reader of Quran recitation. (Wiki) There haven't been any musical lessons with notes and rhythms, but they just emerged following the way Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) ...


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Interestingly, it is Nafi's reading about which we have a historical proof that it was promulgated through a political decree. Otherwise, Hafs' reading has always remained the sole contender among the Muslim masses. Others did exist but within scholarly circles. Hind Shalbi writes in his work "Readings by Africans": "And it is worth noting that the ...


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This is not one of the mutawatir qiraat. This verse has 12 different qiraat accredited to the 7 letters. Some of who read it with fat-ha over f letter [ مِّنْ أَنفَسِكُمْ transliterated: min anfasikum] are: الضحاك Ad-dahhak, ابن عباسibnu Abbas, ابو العالية Abu Al Aliya, ابن محيصن ibnu Muhaysin, عبد الله بن قسيط المكي Abdullah ibnu Qusayt Al makki. You ...


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Please refer to the answers to the question What are the readings (qira'at) of Quran? and the papers The Codex Of A Companion Of The Prophet and Sanaa And The Origins Of The Quran. In the paper Sanaa And The Origins Of The Quran, it is suggested that the Sanaa manuscript does not completely fit a (now) known Qiraat, though some variations are shared with ...


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Definitely it was not possible for 10000 people to listen Imam without microphone. There's no hidden magic that you're looking forward. But for prayers, Takbeerat were recalled by persons in mid to be audible to farthest.


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I don't think there's a clear answer. But I'd say no it is not possible unless you become an illegal hafidh! (Meaning yes you memorized the qur'an, but from a book not from a teacher or you've lied to your teachers to become such). You may read in the long hadith qudsi about the first of men (whose case) will be decided on the Day of Judgment that of the ...


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Hafiz (Quran), a term used by Muslims for people who have completely memorized the Qur'an. Different riwaya does not change the meaning of the content of the Qur'an. So technically, that person has already completely memorized the Qur'an thus given the title Hafiz.


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I get the feeling you are more after in terms of the wording then the sound (in which case I have no idea), but in case you are interested: Some audio examples for Surah Humazah: Video 1 (Hafs I think but please don't quote me. FYI this is the one I hear most commonly in Australia at least, can't speak for anywhere else. But maybe if you are going to ...


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What are the condition needed for a qira'at to be valid? Imam Ibn al-Jazari said in the beginning of his book النشر في القراءات العشر: كل قراءة وافقت العربية ولو بوجه ووافقت أحد المصاحف العثمانية ولو احتمالاً وصح سندها فهي القراءة الصحيحة التي لا يجوز ردها ولا يحل إنكارها بل هي من الأحرف السبعة التي نزل بها القرآن ووجب على الناسب قبولها. Every qira'...


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