Incorrect pronunciation in tashahhud

Q: I have one major problem during salaah and that is that I cannot pronounce in the tahiyyaat the last letter (n) of the word ” as saliheen” especially during the first tashahhud. So I keep repeating it, until I manage to pronounce it. If I will recite it as “as salihee” without the last letter “n” would that be also valid and the meaning still correct? Or should I recite like “as salih” without “een” at the end, like the tanween we do not recite at end of ayaats?


A: You should recite the complete word with the noon.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)