Art and divinity intertwine in Arabic calligraphy to create magic
A work of art which also doubles up as a devotional supplication? That's what Arabic calligraphy artist Salva Rasool work is. She will be presenting 'Elahiya", her art exhibition curated by Piali Syam...
Arabic alphabet
The Arabic alphabet (Arabic: الأَبْجَدِيَّة العَرَبِيَّة‎ al-abjadīyah al-ʻarabīyah or الحُرُوف العَرَبِيَّة al-ḥurūf al-ʻarabīyah) or Arabic abjad is the Arabic script as it is codified fo...
Arabic script
The Arabic script is a writing system used for writing several languages of Asia and Africa, such as Arabic, the Sorani and Luri dialects of Kurdish, Persian, Pashto, and Urdu. Even until the 16th cen...
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Hebrew alphabet
The Hebrew alphabet (Hebrew: אָלֶף־בֵּית עִבְרִי, alefbet ʿIvri ), known variously by scholars as the Jewish script, square script, block script, is used in the writing of the Hebrew language, as...
Hebrew alphabet - Wikipedia
Phoenician alphabet
The Phoenician alphabet, called by convention the Proto-Canaanite alphabet for inscriptions older than around 1200 BC, is the oldest verified consonantal alphabet, or abjad. It was used for the writin...
Sogdian alphabet
The Sogdian alphabet was originally used for the Sogdian language, a language in the Iranian family used by the people of Sogdiana. The alphabet is derived from Syriac, the descendant script of the A...
Sogdian alphabet - Wikipedia
Art and divinity intertwine in Arabic calligraphy to create magic
A work of art which also doubles up as a devotional supplication? That's what Arabic calligraphy artist Salva Rasool work is. She will be presenting 'Elahiya", her art exhibition curated by Piali Syam...
Dalet
Dalet (dāleth, also spelled Daleth or Daled) is the fourth letter of many Semitic alphabets, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew ד, Syriac ܕ and Arabic dāl د (in abjadi order; 8th in modern order)....
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Nunation
In some Semitic languages, such as Arabic, nunation (Arabic: تنوين‎ tanwīn) is the addition of a final nūn sound to a noun or adjective to indicate that it is fully declinable and syntactic...
Gimel
Gimel is the third letter of many Semitic alphabets, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew ג, Syriac ܓ and Arabic ǧīm ج (in alphabetical order; 5th in spelling order). Its sound value in the original...
Gimel - Wikipedia
Psalter alphabet
The Psalter alphabet is an abjad which was used for writing middle Persian on paper, it is thus described as one of the Pahlavi scripts. It was written right to left with dots for word division.It tak...
Ashuri alphabet
Ashuri alphabet (Hebrew: אָלֶף־בֵּית אַשּׁוּרִי‎, álef-bet ashurí) means Assyrian alphabet and also refers to the Assyrian script (Hebrew: כְּתָב אַשּׁוּרִי‎, ktav ashurí) which is the nam...
Ashuri alphabet - Wikipedia
Greek alphabet
The Greek alphabet is the script that has been used to write the Greek language since the 8th century BC. It was derived from the earlier Phoenician alphabet, and was the first alphabetic script to ha...
Greek alphabet - Wikipedia
Taw
Taw, tav, or taf is the twenty-second and last letter in many Semitic abjads, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew taw (Modern Hebrew: tav) ת and Arabic alphabet tāʼ ت (see below).Its original sound ...
Hebrew numerals
The system of Hebrew numerals is a quasi-decimal alphabetic numeral system using the letters of the Hebrew alphabet.The system was adopted from that of the Greek numerals in the late 2nd century BC; i...
Mandaic alphabet
The Mandaic alphabet is based on the Aramaic alphabet, and is used for writing the Mandaic language. The Mandaic name for the script is Abagada or Abaga, after the first letters of the alphabet. Rathe...
Mandaic alphabet - Wikipedia
Islamic calligraphy
Islamic calligraphy, or Arabic calligraphy, is the artistic practice of handwriting and calligraphy, based upon the Arabic language and alphabet in the lands sharing a common Islamic cultural heritage...
Islamic calligraphy - Wikipedia
Resh
Resh (Arabic: rāʾ) is the twentieth letter of many Semitic alphabets, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew ר and Arabic alphabet rāʾ ر. Its sound value is one of a number of rhotic consonants: usual...
Resh - Wikipedia
Pahlavi scripts
Pahlavi or Pahlevi denotes a particular and exclusively written form of various Middle Iranian languages. The essential characteristics of Pahlavi arePahlavi compositions have been found for the diale...
Pahlavi scripts - Wikipedia
Western Arabic numerals
Arabic numerals or Hindu-Arabic numerals or Indo-Arabic numerals are the ten digits: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. They are the most common symbolic repres...
Western Arabic numerals - Wikipedia
Syriac alphabet
The Syriac alphabet is a writing system primarily used to write the Syriac language from the 1st century AD. It is one of the Semitic abjads directly descending from the Aramaic alphabet and shares si...
South Arabian alphabet
The ancient Yemeni alphabet (Old South Arabian ms3nd; modern Arabic: المُسنَد‎ musnad) branched from the Proto-Sinaitic alphabet in about the 9th century BCE. It was used for writing the Old...
South Arabian alphabet - Wikipedia
Yiddish orthography
Yiddish orthography is the writing system used for the Yiddish language. It includes Yiddish spelling rules and the Hebrew script, which is used as the basis of a full vocalic alphabet. Letters that a...
Yiddish orthography - Wikipedia
Proto-Sinaitic script
Proto-Sinaitic is a Middle Bronze Age script attested in a very small collection of inscriptions at Serabit el-Khadim in the Sinai Peninsula. Due to the extreme scarcity of Proto-Sinaitic signs, very...
Proto-Sinaitic script - Wikipedia
He (letter)
He is the fifth letter of many Semitic alphabets, including Phoenician 𐤄, Hebrew ה, Aramaic or Syriac ܗ and Arabic hāʾ ﻫ. Its sound value is a voiceless glottal fricative ([h]).The Phoenician lette...
He (letter) - Wikipedia