Arabic alphabet

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the alphabet of 28 characters derived from Aramaic and used for writing Arabic languages (and borrowed for writing Urdu)

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In addition to the 22 Arab countries, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, and Nigeria use Arabic alphabet to write one or more national languages, including Persian, Dari, Pashto, Azeri, Urdu, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Hausa.
One of the major challenges encountered by Arabic-Afrikaans writers was to transcribe phonetically the Afrikaans words in the Arabic script since the Arabic alphabet was not adequate to convey all the Afrikaans sounds in writing.
Hidden within the Arabic alphabet is a dialogue just waiting for you and your friend, the Arab world.
The primer in front of me was a new one -- one that I had never seen before -- and all the letters of the Arabic alphabet were jumbled up.
It is written in the Arabic alphabet and has a literary tradition from the 16th century.
Each assortment of verses started with a letter in the Arabic alphabet, going in order.
Another CHP deputy Nur Serter told to the reporter in the parliament that the message with compulsory Ottoman Turkish the AK Party government wants to give is despite the alphabet reform of the parliament in 1928 they bring the Arabic alphabet to the schools in a compulsory subject.
Before the Soviet Union we used the Arabic alphabet," Mukash noted.
Arabic Alphabet Magnets Update It's easy to find magnets of the ABCs for kids to learn and play with on the fridge, but what about Allif, Ba, Ta?
The exhibition is timed to coincide with the release of a book of the same name, a poetic exploration of the Arabic alphabet, letter by letter, accompanied by examples of the artist's work.
The new shows contain a range of interesting educational goals such as teaching kids the Arabic alphabet as well as wider curriculum goals such as social and emotional skills for these younger age groups.
Amani Mohammed Al-Kabodi, 18, stands beside a table placed inside a room at the Arab Painting Forum in Sana'a, carefully drawing the Arabic alphabet in black ink with studied brush strokes.
Kiko has a few more OmanA[degrees] inspired plans up her sleeve, her eyes having taken in the beauty of the Arabic alphabet, henna patA[degrees] terns and architectural splendour of the mosques here.
Arabic calligraphy, with its aesthetic, semantic, and philosophic-mystical dimensions, has guided me as an artist to make the Arabic alphabet the object of my artistic exploration in the region," Malik says.
Dozens of students were asked to recite the Arabic alphabet.