4. () The pronoun or direct object
The normal rule for , as we studied in the recitation rules for Hafs ‘an ‘Aasim, is that if the denotes a single, male, third person, and is not part of the original root of the word, and is located between two voweled letters, it is lengthened two vowel counts, or if a follows it, it is lengthened the same length we are using for .
Qaloon reads some words in contradiction to the normal rules of .
I. In the first set of words which follow, Qaloon reads the without any lengthening. These words are:
C. and in:
Note: (meaning both Qaloon and Warsh) reads the word with a kasrah on the , ie: .
Note: In this word, Qaloon reads it the same way as Hafs ‘an ‘Aasim.
G. . Qaloon reads this with a kasrsah on the ha' with no lengthening.
All the above words are read with no lengthening of the , instead the is read with a shortening () with only one vowel count.
II. In addition to these words, Qaloon reads the in the word in the following aayah with two allowed ways: with a shortening to one vowel count, and the other allowed way, with two vowel counts on the , with the shortening given preference:
(Ta-Ha 75) .
III. Qaloon reads the in the following words with a kasrah, but no , which is different than the reading of Hafs ‘an ‘Aasim.:
IV. (Qaloon and Warsh) reads the word without in the aayah: (Al-Furqan 69) .
5. The Lengthenings
Qaloon reads with four vowel counts, and is read with two allowed lengthenings, either two vowel counts, or four vowel counts.