moon letter

moon letter
Arabic Gram. any letter, as ba or mim, representing a consonant that does not assimilate the l of a prefixed definite article. Cf. sun letter.
[trans. of Ar al-huruf al-qamoriyah, so called from the use of al-qamar (the moon) to illustrate nonassimilation of l in al the]

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