How do you spell لكن (but; however)?

Many students are confused why words like هذا, ذلك or لكن should be pronounced with a long vowel (“aa”) – although quite often, they are only marked with a simple فَتْحة, for example: هَذا

What is a Kafir?

The Arabic term Kāfir (كافِر) is probably the most controversial and dan­gerous word in Islam. It is the op­posite of believer – in Arabic: Mu’min (مُؤْمِن).