12. The straight, the imaalah, and the in between
Qaloon reads all words in the Qur’an with , or no imaalah at all, except for the word in aayah 109 of surah At-Tawbah
There are some circumstantial rules as to the reading of the word with . If one is reading the riwaayah of Qaloon with two vowel counts () of and not making , then the the word is read with taqleel. If one is reading with two vowel counts of and making , the word is read with (no imaalah at all). If one is reading with four counts and putting a sukoon on the plural meem when reading continuously (not making ) then the word is read without any imaalah (); if however one is reading with four vowel counts and lengthening a dhammah on the plural meem when continuing (making ), then the word is read with .
The following chart summarizes the circumstances under which the word is read with in the riwaayah of Qaloon: