Definition of Sun letter

1. Noun. One of fourteen Arabic letters that cause the "L" of a preceding definite article to be assimilated in pronunciation. The sun letter suppresses the sound of the "L" and then geminates: al + ??n = a?-??n. The effect of the sun letter is limited to pronunciation and does not affect the spelling, except that a shadda may be written over the sun letter: (Arab ??????). The fourteen sun letters are: ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sun Letter

sun bathing
sun bear
sun bears
sun bittern
sun bitterns
sun blocker
sun cream
sun dance
sun deck
sun dog
sun dogs
sun gear
sun hat
sun helmet
sun lamp
sun letter (current term)
sun letters
sun lounge
sun lounges
sun marigold
sun oneself
sun outage
sun parlor
sun parlour
sun pitcher
sun plant
sun porch
sun protection factor
sun room
sun rose

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