Author: Kareema Carol Czerepinski
Publisher: Dar al-Khair (2004)
Pages: 69 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher: By Allah's grace, this is the second part of what shall be, insha'Allah, a three part series on the rules of tajweed of the Qur'an, forthe recitation of Hafs from 'Aasim by the way of Ash-Shaaibiyyah. Thebook is intended to be a guide for non-Arabs with a good grasp inEnglish in studying tajweed.
This book explains the concept of the accent(an-nabr) in therecitation of the Glorious Qur'an and the conditions of its use, italso defines and explains the important chapter on the characteristicsof the letters, velarization and attenuation (tafkheem and tarqeeq)are covered in the part, as well as the concept of the two alike, thetwo similar, the two close, and the two far and the rules for idghaamterms is made in this book to assist the student in understanding thelast chapter, that of the connecting hamzah(hamzah al-wasl).
The explanations of the different subjects are in English and theArabic terms are translated. This is to assist the student inunderstanding and encourage them to learn the Arabic definitions andterms. This book should facilitate non-Arabs studying tajweed whetherthey are in a classroom with explanations taught in Arabic or inEnglish.
This book cannot replace the importance of reciting to and beingcorrected by a trained teacher of tajweed, instead it is a guide andan aid in understanding the concepts of tajweed, the application canonly be refined by recitation and correction.