What is the correct pronunciation of the following Hadith?
Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Give gifts to each other, you will love each other”
Mulla ‘Ali Al Qari (rahimahullah) writes regarding the pronunciation of تهادوا: ‘With a fathah on the ta (ت) and dal (د) without a tashdid’
And regarding تحابوا: ‘With a fathah on ta (ت), dhammah and tashdid on ba (ب). i.e. تَهَادَوْا تَحَابُّوا
(Mirqatul Mafatih, Hadith: 4693, Lama’atut Tanqih: 4693. Also see: Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 3373)
Note: The commentators have also mentioned other possible pronunciations.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar