Waalikumussalaam, you're right about the pronunciation, i just found out myself not too long ago. theres always beauty in imperfection ( http://www.chinatownconnection.com/beauty-of-imperfection.htm), to me Zekr looks nicer, its an established name, etc..
On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 6:32 AM, Rocca <iamro...@gmail.com> wrote: > Salam brothers, > > Your program is such a beautiful and amazing program. I really love > how well-done it is, the speed, the functionality, the ability to > browse or search and find things so quickly. It's just amazing, and I > really do love it. However, I must say that the pronunciation of the > actual Arabic word ذكر is not with the letter Z at all, but with the > letters TH. I partially think that it was the mistake of Arabs a long > time ago, those who delivered the message of Islam to their brothers > in Asia, that they did not emphasize how the words of the Quran should > really be pronounced. For example, Dr. Zakir Naik should not be > written like that at all, according to how the name looks like in Urdu > or Arabic, but it should be written as Dr. Thakir Naeek. Similarly, > ذكر should not be written as Zekr, but Thikr. And it does make quite a > remarkable difference in some Arabic words, if someone pronounces that > Thal ذ as Zein ز. > > I hope that my message will make sense to you, and you can consult any > number of scholars that you like to double check that all this is > true. I realize that this entails perhaps a lot of changes, including > the domain names and all, and it is up to you. I just think that the > program and its message would be that much more beautiful if inspires > the non-Arabs to pronounce the words and letters of the Quran as they > are supposed to be pronounced. > > God bless. > > Warm regards, > Rocca > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "zekr" group. > To post to this group, send email to z...@googlegroups.com. > To unsubscribe from this group, send email to > zekr+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com <zekr%2bunsubscr...@googlegroups.com>. > For more options, visit this group at > http://groups.google.com/group/zekr?hl=en. > > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "zekr" group. To post to this group, send email to z...@googlegroups.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to zekr+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/zekr?hl=en.