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ham·za

also ham·zah  (hăm′zə, häm′zä)
n.
A sign in Arabic orthography used to represent the sound of a glottal stop, transliterated in English as an apostrophe.

[Arabic, from hamaza, to urge on, goad; see hmz in Semitic roots.]

hamza

(ˈhɑːmzɑː; -zə) or

hamzah

n
(Phonetics & Phonology) the sign used in Arabic to represent the glottal stop
[from Arabic hamzah, literally: a compression]

ham•za

(ˈhɑm zɑ)

n., pl. -zas.
a sign used in Arabic writing to represent a glottal stop, usu. shown in English transliterations as an apostrophe.
[1935–40; < Arabic hamzah literally, a squeezing together]
Translations
همزة
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