salam, please can you explain what Al-lahm is and give some examples. jzk
Wa alaikum assalaam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,
Most likely you mean
, with a
as the last letter. The word
linguistically means a mistake. In applied tajweed, it means a mistake and deviation from correctness when reading.
is divided into two categories in tajweed:
is an obvious and clear mistake. It is a mistake that occurs in the pronunciation of the that affects the accuracy of the reading. An example of this would be reading the letter
is an obscured and hidden mistake. It is a mistake that enters the reading but is only heard and known by an accomplished reader. It is not a mistake that leads to a change in the meaning, or language, or grammar.
An example of this would be to not hide a
saakinah when followed by one of the letters of ikhfa', or not lengthen the
four vowel counts.