Ghunnah reading practice

الغُنَّة   The Rule of Ghunnah 

The letter ن and م are known as ‘ghunnah’ letters, nasal sounds. Ghunnah is defined as a nasal sound that comes from the nose.

Whenever the letter noon and meem have shaddah  on them, they are held for a period of 2 counts with ghunnah.

نّ          مّ

نّ    مّ

Try and say the following words





If you hold your nose closed you will not be able to produce the ghunnah sound

Read the following out loud

Click on each word to see the transliteration and what they sound like.

Make sure to test yourself by doing the Ghunnah Quiz below.