Definition of Arabic alphabet
1. Noun. The alphabet of 28 characters derived from Aramaic and used for writing Arabic languages (and borrowed for writing Urdu).
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arabic Alphabet
Literary usage of Arabic alphabet
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1. The Alphabet: An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters by ISAAC. TAYLOR (1883)
"The more recent palaeographical ' That the arabic alphabet could not have been obtained from the Syriac is proved, among other reasons, by the fact that the ..."
2. An Arabic-English Lexicon: Derived from the Best and the Most Copious by Edward William Lane (1863)
"The first of a series of eight words comprising the letters of the Arabic alphabet [in the order in which they were originally disposed agreeing -with that ..."
3. A History of the Art of Writing by William Albert Mason (1920)
"The arabic alphabet is shown in the last column in Fig. 101. As will be seen, a considerable proportion of the characters have deteriorated into mere ..."
4. An Egyptian Alphabet for the Egyptian People by Willard Fiske, Wilhelm Spitta (1897)
"The Copts daily use the Old-arabic alphabet, and the " chancery " Arabic, in their correspondence, while speaking the Egyptian idiom, although their holy ..."
5. Islam, a Challenge to Faith: Studies on the Mohammedan Religion and the by Samuel Marinus Zwemer (1907)
"The Persian language adopted the arabic alphabet and a large number of Arabic words and phrases, so that, as Renan remarks,1 in some Persian books all the ..."