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what is this symbol on the alif character ? The pronounciation in different cases

That is called hamzat al-wasl, which means that in normal cases the alif is, as you were told, silent. Some styles will write the symbol above the alif, but others will just leave the alif unmarked: ...
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missing tashdeed in othmani script

They are identical. When you have the letter waw (و) following a tanween (تنوين), the rule is to apply idgham (إدغام). Idgham in recitation means pronunciation of both that tanween with a nasal n ...
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Where does the music of reading Quran comes from?

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 ...
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Is there any vocal aggression in the Quran?

Something similar has been mentioned. There are several reports describing the Prophets tone of recitation as going along with what was being recited. And this is actually also part of tajwid. In ...
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How important is vocalization?

The Quran was written down during the time of the Prophet along with it being memorized. Rasolullah had around 40 scribes to write down whatever was recited and taught to the people. To see further ...
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Skipping a mosque for another

Assalamu alaikum Youssouf, According to a fatwa in islamweb (http://fatwa.islamweb.net), there is nothing wrong in skipping a close mosque to a further one if you feel more focused in your prayer in ...
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Where can I find Arabic Quran recitation resources such as audio without Tajweed?

The problem with your question is that scholars say it's not allowed to recite the Quran without at least "the odor" of tajweed, so it's not allowed to read it as you would read any text. This applies ...
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In Salat what mispronunciations are acceptable?

In Islam acts are based on intention. You didn't intend to do that so your prayer is valid. You wanted to pronounce in rightly but mispronounced it. But your intent was right. The prophet [saw] said: ...
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How to pronounce هُوَ in Surah Al-Hashr (59/22)?

The ج sign after َهُو indicates that this is a position for waqf jaa'iz (permissible pausing/rest) according the tajweed rules of riwayat Hafs 'an' Asim. This means you have the choice to pause (which ...
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What Should I Do When I See This Symbol in Quran

Assalamualaikum, Alhamdulillah, I can answer your question, brother (or sister). You should stop reading for a second in this symbol but can't breathe (you should hold your breath). Click here to hear ...
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Ending an aya (or pausing) on the letter haa

It seems to me that you are neither an Arabic speaker nor have a basic level in understanding Arabic. As what you suggest would rotate an Arabic linguist in his grave if he could. Let me explain your ...
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Ending an aya (or pausing) on the letter haa

I just opened the Quran on my phone and I see after the 'ha' there is an silent Alif or 'Laam'(Not 100% sure). Anyway the ending letter becomes that Alif so reading the 'ha' is correct. In some other ...
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I am confused about two different stopping signs, used at same point in different Mushaf of Quran

According to the books I looked at, the meaning of صلے is given as an allowed stop but not recommended. This means you can stop if you wish but it is better to continue. Secondly, لا means "don't ...
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How to pronounce هُوَ in Surah Al-Hashr (59/22)?

When pausing in Arabic, the last letter's vowel can be ignored and be pronounced as a stop. Meaning as if it had a sukoon on it. For example if the phrase is: إِلاَّ هُوَ The هُوَ can be ...
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Is it allowed to erase Harakat or Waqf marks from the Quran?

Strictly speaking none of these signs are part of the qur'an or the (original rasm of the) Moshaf. You must know that the qur'an is the orally transmitted word of Allah it is not a physical book. The ...
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Where can I find Arabic Quran recitation resources such as audio without Tajweed?

Please check these mobile apps: android version & ios version Note: It has Quran Arabic text, Translations, Transliteration,audio & Thajweed mark plus lot of functionalities.
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How should I practise Arabic in order to read Quran?

You can use Hinative app to practice arabic. There are many native speakers who would love to help you. Also, I find Memrise Basic Arabic course very useful.
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What is a harakat and/or count?

The Haraka you are asking about is the time consumed to read the voweled letter. It is not exactly equal to 1 second. It actually differs from 1 person to the other. Though it is taught to beginners ...
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