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How to read Arabic Quran?

How to read Arabic Quran

Read Arabic Quran

Learning to read Arabic Quran is important for all Muslims around the world, therefore, we will learn how to do so in easy steps.


How do you read the Quran step by step?

Here are some easy steps that will teach you how to read Arabic Quran.


Start with Noorani Qaida:

The book is made for kids, beginners, and adults to teach them the right pronunciation of the Arabic alphabet and how to spell words and alphabets when they are combined. 

The book focuses on teaching you the Arabic language so that you can read the Quran easily. Therefore, this is the first step to take in your learning journey.

From this book, you will learn the alphabets, the right pronunciation of each letter, the rules of pronunciation, short vowels, and long vowels. If you don’t want to learn just from books you can enroll yourself in a Noorani Qaida course that will teach you the basics and guide you throughout the course.


Learn Tajweed rules:

To learn how to read the Quran without mistakes the first thing you should do is to learn tajweed rules. It is the rules used to read each letter correctly. The word tajweed itself means beautification, the act of perfecting something.

With tajweed you will learn how to pronounce the words in their right form, as each letter comes out from a part of the mouth, tajweed will help you do so.


Take each rule one at a time:

Don’t learn all the tajweed rules at the same time and then try to apply them because it will be a disaster, and you won’t be able to apply any of them. Give time to learn each rule at a time then apply the rule that you have learned.

By doing so you will give the required time for your brain to process and learn correctly instead of rushing things off.


Read Quran slowly:

The main goal of reciting the Quran is to understand it, read it slowly with care and if you don’t understand the meaning of a verse or word then search for it, don’t skip it.

So, you need to recite slowly and pay attention to every word and search for the meaning of what you don’t understand. Sit in a quiet and clean place so that no one distracts you.


It’s okay to make mistakes while reading Quran:

Reading the Quran correctly is not an easy task, especially for people who don’t speak Arabic; it’s not a sin to misread a word. Allah rewards us for trying, you won’t be judged for not reading right, so don’t be afraid of making mistakes, keep trying and with time you will excel at it. It was narrated that the prophet peace and blessing be upon him said:

“The one who is proficient in the recitation of the Qur’an will be with the honorable and obedient scribes (angels) and he who recites the Qur’an and finds it difficult to recite, doing his best to recite it in the best way possible, will have a double reward.”


Start by reading short surahs:

When starting with one of the big surahs you will find it hard to continue or feel stressed, so always start with small shuras to encourage yourself. Plus, it will be easier for you to apply the tajweed rules that you have learned.

Put a time in your schedule for reciting Quran:

To learn how to read the Quran without mistakes you should make time for it in your schedule. Learning Quran recitation needs time and effort from you. If you are not willing to commit, you won’t be able to reach your goal.


Listen to your favorite Quran reciter:

To learn the tajweed rules better and be able to read without making any mistakes you should listen to a reciter and read after him. Pay attention to how he reads, when he raises his voice and when he lowers it.

Listen to how he pronounces each letter and word, the more you listen the better you get. There are many reciters that you could choose from like Saad El Ghamidi, Abdul Rahman Al Sudais, Mishary Rashid Al-Afasy, and Abdul Basit Abdus Samad.


Learn the meaning of what you read:

Try your best to understand each verse you are reading, read the translation of the Quran, and search for what you don’t understand.

How do you read the Quran quickly?

To be able to read Quran quickly you should first Learn to Read Arabic Letters, then when you master the Arabic language, Learn to Read Quran and the Tajweed rules. When you master the Tajweed rules and understand the meaning of each verse and ayah you will be able to read quickly.

However, the point of reading the holy Quran is to focus on the meaning of the verses, you shouldn’t think of your speed rather think of how good you understand the verses. If you find it hard at the beginning you could use English Translation Quran until you master the language.


How do you say Quran in Arabic?

Quran is called  “قرآن” in Arabic and it’s pronounced “Quran”.


Can I learn Quran by myself?

Learning Quran on your own is not hard and there are many resources that would be of great use to you, like Quran apps, free online classes, or even books. I know it seems hard to put a plan for learning or to find a source to learn from, but don’t worry, we will guide you from the beginning to the end.   

You can learn to read Quran through YouTube channels by listening to your favorite reciter and repeating after him. Or you could download one of the following Quran apps:

Learn Quran Tajwid App.

Quranic: Learn Quran and Arabic App: in this app, you will learn the Arabic alphabet chart and how to read each letter and apply that to read the Quran.

Learn To Read The Quran: An application that will teach you how to read Quran in Arabic.

Quran Word by Word with Audio – eQuran Teacher App: you can read and listen to the recitation of every single word which will teach you to recite the Quran correctly in addition to memorizing the surahs.

Quran Explorer App: this application includes Quran Recitation, Quran Translations, and Quran Tafsir.

You can also read a book called “Easy Quran Reading With Baghdadi Primer”, this book will guide you and help you read easily.

If you search for “The Best Website To Learn Quran Online” you will get many results, go through them, and choose the one that you like more.

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