- In Arabic script, the vowel point for "a", appearing as a diagonal line placed above a letter and designating a short /a/: . If the Arabic letters (ʾalif) or (ʾalif maqsura) immediately follow, it indicates a long /a/.
- The vowel designated by this mark.
Noun (etymology 2)
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