Lesson 11: Al-Ikhfaa الإِخْفَاء

  • If after noon with sukoon or tanween, any letter appears from the fifteen letters or ikhfaa, then noon with sukoon or tanween will be pronounced with a very light sound from the nose and with ghunnah. This is referred to ikhfaa (hiding noon sound).
  • Again, it may sound challenging in articulation, but it is definitely easier in the application. Just imitate the examples below and focus on red-colored spots while doing it.
  • In a simpler way, we will hide the noon sound when the above condition meets. Here is the formula:

Ikhfaa Examples