Talk:Ḍād

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Untitled[edit]

The title of this article does not display correctly on my computer. Is there a simpler name it could be given? Or is that the only way it can be written? --Do Not Talk About Feitclub (contributions) 11:47, 24 January 2006 (UTC)

I agree with you, the letters are not accessible on most computers, and definatly one that is searching for the letter...

i suggest calling the page "Daud"

Arab League User (talk) 11:05, 25 November 2007 (UTC)

Phonetic description[edit]

This alternate description was found in an Arabic instruction book: "voiced velarized alveolar stop." Is it correct? Badagnani (talk) 22:29, 7 April 2008 (UTC)

Ge'ez Dappa[edit]

I am not sure that Dappa is pronounced the same as Arabic Dad. The phonetic transcription for Dappa (Sappa) is ɬˁ while that for Dad is dˁ. These are different sounds. Hakeem.gadi (talk) 08:21, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

"one of the six letters the Arabic alphabet added to the twenty-two inherited from the Phoenician alphabet"[edit]

This is not correct -- Arabic took 21 letters (ס was not borrowed), and from the Aramaic alphabet (not directly from Phoenician). AnonMoos (talk) 00:12, 28 October 2014 (UTC)