The Arabic Letters - dummies

By Keith Massey

Part of Intermediate Arabic For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The following tables show the Arabic alphabet and their English transliteration characters. The consonants are in the traditional order of the Arabic alphabet, which you need to know in order to look things up in an Arabic-English dictionary. In parentheses after the translation, you can find out whether the consonant is a Sun Letter (SL) or a Moon Letter (ML).