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

Tajwīd (Arabic: تجويد‎ taǧwīd) is an Arabic word for elocution and refers to the rules governing pronunciation during recitation of the Qur'an. It is derived from the triliteral root ǧ-w-d, meaning to make well, make better, or improve. It is required by fard. There are Ten (tawātur) schools of Recitation, the most prevalent of which is the recitation of Imam 'Asim as transmitted by Imam Hafs.

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