What are some uses for Arabic script?
Arabic script is used for both writing and calligraphy. It was the predominant form of artwork in the Pre-Modern Islamic World.
First, you decide which Arabic script you wish to use. Then you need a program which allows you to type in Arabic. In my word processor I can do that. I choose the type of Arabic in which I wish to write. My word processor has it by country. Most of Europe uses the Roman Alphabet. Some parts use the Cyrillic. Greece uses the Greek Alphabet. Arabic countries vary to a much greater extent. I…
No, there is not. Iraqi Arabic is a dialect of Arabic similar to Saudi Arabic, while the language spoken in Iran is called either Farsi or Persian. Arabic is part of the Semitic language family, Persian is part of the Indo-European language family--so the two are actually not related at all. Iran uses the Arabic script for religious reasons.
No. Since 1941 the Mongolian government has made the use of the Cyrillic alphabet (The alphabet used for the Russian language) for the Mongolian language mandatory. The traditional Mongolian script is still used in some parts of Mongolia such as Inner Mongolia but the traditional script doesn't seem to have any real resemblance at all to Arabic script.
John Mace has written: 'Beginner's Arabic Script' 'Arabic Verbs' 'Persian grammar' -- subject(s): Textbooks for foreign speakers, Persian language, English 'Modern Persian/Farsi' 'Modern Persian' 'Teach Yourself Beginner's Arabic Script' -- subject(s): Arabic script 'Basic Arabic Workbook' 'Modern Persian' -- subject(s): Textbooks for foreign speakers, Persian language, English 'Arabic Verbs and Essential Grammar'
At the onset of computers and internet, Arabic script was difficult to be written on browsers. Netscape version 7 is the first that enabled Arabic speakers to enter Arabic text over the internet. Internet Explorer version 6 was the first. So Arabic speakers devised a way to communicate over the internet in Arabic. A new transcription emerged for writing Arabic in Latin letters. This transcription made it possible to write Arabic sounds using letters found…