WAQF JAIZ | الوقف الجائز

HOW TO PRONOUNCE

BETTER TO STOP TO RECITE

 

DEFINITION

The sign of letter Jim () is Waqaf Jaiz. It is an abbreviation of the word in Arabic which means should be better Waqaf (stop) or Wasal (continue) on this sign. In linguistic definition, Waqaf means to stop and Jaiz means should

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • – Waqaf means to stop
  • – The purpose of stopping is to take breathe
  • – For Waqaf Jaiz, it is better to stop reading here but it is not wrong if the reader does not stop reading.

EXAMPLES

  • وَهُوَ یُدۡعَىٰۤ إِلَى ٱلۡإِسۡلَـٰمِۚ وَٱللَّهُ لَا یَهۡدِی َ [Surah As-Saf 7]
  • فَٱنفُذُوا۟ۚ لَا تَنفُذُونَ ࣲ[Surah Ar-Rahman 33]
  • مِّنَ ٱلظُّلُمَـٰتِ إِلَى ٱلنُّورِۚ وَإِنَّ ٱللَّهَ ࣱ[Surah Al-Hadid 9]
  • صَـٰۤفَّـٰتࣲ وَیَقۡبِضۡنَۚ مَا یُمۡسِكُهُنَّ إِلَّا ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنُۚ ٌ[Surah Al-Mulk 19]
  • أَحۡسَنُ عَمَلࣰاۚ وَهُوَ ٱلۡعَزِیزُ ٱلۡغَفُورُ[Surah Al-Mulk 2]