When Is Qaf Actually Pronounced As A Qaf? (Arabic)
The pronunciation of Arabic letters like
To make matters worse, there are always exceptions to the rule, and often times Arabic learners apply the letter changes where there are none, making themselves sound a bit too over-eager.
Egyptian Arabic words where the letter Qaf is still pronounced
Here I’ve compiled a list of some common words in Egyptian Arabic that retain the
cultured, educated (pronounced mosaqaf)
culture (pronounced saqafa)
strong (only when used in the context of describing someone as physically strong; not used for ‘very’ which is pronounced ‘awi’)