ْ Arabic Sukun


“Arabic Sukun” description


  • a common alternative form is written as two intertwined dammas, one of which is turned 180 degrees
  • marks absence of a vowel after the base consonant
  • used in some Korans to mark a long vowel as ignored
  • can have a variety of shapes, including a circular one and a shape that looks like 'ۡ ARABIC SMALL HIGH DOTLESS HEAD OF KHAH'

Related glyphs

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“Arabic Sukun” on various operating systems

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Arabic Sukun on various operating systems
Arabic Sukun on various operating systems

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