Warsh from Nāfi‘

Medinese reading

Second Century

Warsh from Nafi

King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Quran
Warsh (‘Uthmān b. Sa‘īd b. ‘Abdallāh al-Quṭbī)


The most widespread reading in west and north Africa, except Egypt, is the reading of Nāfi‘ in the recension of Warsh (Warsh ‘an Nāfi‘).

About the author

Warsh Nafi

  • Born: 110/728
  • Died: 197/812
  • Full name: Medinese reading
  • Creed: Muslim