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
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