Is it true that in Qur’aan recitation those tiny spaces are omitted, so that words are read in continuum?..

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’Assalāmu ‘alaikum wa rahmatul-Lāhi wa barakātuh,

In for example English, words are read with tiny spaces (pauses) between them, at least that could be done. Is it true that in Qur’aan recitation those tiny spaces are omitted, so that words are read in continuum?

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Salāmun ‘alaikum wa rahmatul-Lāhi wa barakātuh.

 

Answer

Wa alaikum assalaam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.

We are not linguistic specialists, so can only answer on our limited knowledge as to the linguistic part of the question. 

There are specific timings for the saakin letters and voweled letters in the recitation of the Qur’an, so  there is a continuous flow of sound within a section being read with one breath.

 In reading English, sometimes there is a continuous flow of sound (there are idghaamaat between two words in some cases etc), and other times when there is a slight space, and still other times there are pauses.   This being said, it is difficult to compare reading a book or paper in English with reading/reciting the Holy Qur’an. 

We apologize if this does not fully answer your question.

Wa iyyaakum,

Wa assalaam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.