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Our dear Keith and the teh marbouta ain't a ha and you need to stick to urdu

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Dec 25, 2008 at 07:48

Our dear Keith is pontificating about a language that he cannot speak read or write

>I thought we cleared this up before? For unofficial forums such as this you can transliterate or transcribe the tah marbuta تاء مربوطة‎‎, by leaving it silent /t/ or with an /h/ if that helps the person in pronunciation and vocalizing the words?

Repeat after me: The teh marbouta is silent and get over it at least you are not telling us about the teh marbouta being the letter ha what ever that is.

>But here in sirah,

Repeat after me: It is sira it is sira and it is not the Pakistani Sirah

Oh let me see; an Arab would read your Pakistani translteration as: either sirah with a heh or a sirah with a hah so does the word sira have a letter hah or the letter heh in it?Let me help you: No

> the tah marbuta is sitting alone and is isolated from the rest of the word.

ROTFL what are you talking about? Stick to Urdu please

Oh and snip the rest

Submitting....

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