Hamza Names

Arabic Hamza (ء) is a letter in the Arabic alphabet, representing the glottal stop. cf. Sanskrit haMsa The Hamza is unique in Arabic in many respects. Hamza, most of the time, is used as alif. Hamza can be used also as a yaa or a waw . ..... Of all the seven forms mentioned below, only the first three types are considered as alif. Notice that number 3 is actually a standing free hamza as it is a hamza written between the lam and the alif. http://www.submission.org/miracle/initials.html