How to pronounce damma

Q: When elongating with a damma are we meant to say “Uw” or “Oo” like in the name Daawuwd, is the elongation meant to sound like “Wuwd” or “Wood”?


A: It must be elongated like in the word ‘food’.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)