Lesson Fourteen

14.   Attached ya’ indicating “me” or “my”

 The refers to extra on the end of the word denoting a direct object or possessive.   In the specific case of the qira'aat, we pay attention to the  which occur before that has a , a or a kasrah, or before a that occurs as part of a or without it, or before any other letter.

a.  Warsh reads this attached possessive or direct object with a on the when it occurs before a which  has a written , a  , or a kasrah, except the words that are excluded from the rules. 

There are seven that are exceptions in the that has a in the beginning of the next word  which follows the , meaning Warsh reads these words with a sukoon on the  .  They are:

(Al-Baqarah 152)    

(Al-A'raaf 143)      

(At-Tawbah 49)     

(Hud  47)             

(Maryam  43)         

 (Ghaafir 26)          

(Ghaafir 60)            

All other cases of  followed by a that has an accompanying are read with a . on the

There are 9 exceptions to which are followed by a with a kasrah.  The normal rule for Warsh in these occurrences is that the are read with a .  The following exceptions then are read with a sukoon on the .  They are:

(Al-A'raf 14)           

(Al-Hijr 36)  (Sad 79)    

(Yusuf  33)              

(Al-Qasas 34)        

(Ghaafir  41)           

 (Ghaafir 43)          

(Al-Ahqaaf  15)     

(Al-Munafiqun  10)   

There are two exceptions to the  followed by a with an accompanying dhammah. As stated at the beginning of this lesson the normal reading for Warsh is a on the when followed by a with a dhammah. These two exceptions are read with a sukoon on the .  The two exceptions are:

(Al-Baqarah  40)   

(Al-Kahf  96)          

b. There is a on all the  followed by a word beginning with   in the recitation of Warsh, such as in:

(Al-Baqarah 124)    

c. Warsh also reads with a on the followed by a word beginning with hamzah al-wasl other than except the following three phrases which are read with a sukoon on the :

(Al-A'raaf 144)      

(Ta-Ha 30-31)          

(Al-Furqan 27)        


d. There is also a on the  in the recitation of Warsh when followed by any other letter, except the following four words in 11 places which are read with a sukoon on the

The word in eight places:

(Al-A'raaf 105)            

(At-Tawbah 83)          

(Al-Kahf  67, 72, and 75)  

(Al-Anbiyaa’ 24)         

(Ash-Shu'araa’ 62)     

(Al-Qasas 34)              

The word in three places

(Ibrahim 22)              

(Sad 23)                    

(Sad 69)                   

 The word  in the aayah:

(An-Naml 20)            .

 The word in:

 (Nuh 28)                

End of lesson 14

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