noun Arabic Grammar.
any letter, as tā or sīn, representing a consonant that assimilates the l of a prefixed definite article.
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Origin of sun letter
Translation of Arabic al-hurūf ash-shamsīyah, so called from the use of ash-shams “the sun” to illustrate assimilation of l to sh in al “the”
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