alphabetical letter ن أقذى نقذ وقذ The twenty-fifth letter of the alphabet; called نُونٌ: it is one of the class termed ذَلْقِيَّةٌ [or liquids]; and is a letter of augmentation. ― -b2- نّ with teshdeed, and preceded by a fat-hah, is sometimes redundantly affixed to a word at the end of a verse: see an ex. voce تَوٌّ. ― -b3- ن, the sign of the dual, with damm, in one dial., instead of kesr, see خَشِيفٌ. ― -b4- See also صَادٌ. ― -b5- As a numeral, it denotes fifty.
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