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  • From or related to The term the Middle East sometimes applies to the peninsula alone, but usually refers to the Arabian Peninsula plus the Levant, Mesopotamia, and Iran. The term Arabia often refers to Saudi Arabia alone. At other times the term Arabia can stand for the whole Arab World, stretching from Morocco in... Arabia
  • From or related to the For other uses, see The words Arab and Arabian have multiple meanings: Arab - pertaining to the people/language/politics of West Asia Arab - 1 billion in the Indian numbering system. Arab, a short-lived English automobile. Arab, Alabama The Arabian horse. This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... Arabs
  • The Arabic (عربية `Arabiyya) Spoken in: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen by a majority, many other countries as a minority language Region: Arab world Total speakers: 225 million (Ethnologue, native speakers of... Arabic language; see also Arabic is a Semitic language. See Arabic language for more information on the language in general. This article describes the grammar of Classical Arabic. Contents // In Arabic, a word is classified as either a noun (ism), a verb (fiʿl), a pronoun or a preposition (ḥarf). Adverbials are... Arabic grammar
  • The The Arabic alphabet is the script used for writing the Arabic language, which is the language of the Quran, the holy book of Islam. The alphabets influence spread with that of Islam and it has been, and still is, used to write many other languages from families unrelated to... Arabic alphabet, used for expressing the languages of Arabic, Persian ( Parsi پارسی ) Spoken in: Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and parts of Uzbekistan Region: Middle east Total speakers: 61.7 million Ranking: 29 Genetic classification: Indo-European  Indo-Iranian   Iranian    Western     Southwestern    ... Persian, Malay Bahasa Melayu بهاس ملايو Spoken in: Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, southern Thailand, southern Philippines, adjacent parts of Indonesia Region: — Total speakers: 200–300 million Ranking: 54 Genetic classification: Austronesian  Malayo-Polynesian   Western Malayo-Polynesian    Sundic... Malay ( The Jawi alphabet. The chart should be read right-to-left, top-down. Jawi is an adapted Arabic alphabet for writing the Malay language. Contents // 1 Introduction 2 Letters 3 Further Reading 4 External links Introduction The Jawi alphabet is a style of writing that has existed for many centuries... Jawi), This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it to point directly to the intended page. Kurdish; of or relating to the Kurds... Kurdish, Punjabi (sometimes spelled Panjabi) is the language of the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan. It is an Indo-European language of the Indo-Iranian subfamily. Also, as an adjective, the word Punjabi qualifies anything or anyone that is related to either Punjab or the Punjabi language, such as the... Panjabi, Pashto (پښتو) Spoken in: Afghanistan, Pakistan Region: Afghanistan: south, east and a few provinces in the north; Pakistan: western provinces Total speakers: c. 38 million Ranking: 82 (Northern), 92 (Southern). See [1] (http://www.davidpbrown.co.uk/help/top-100-languages-by-population.html). Genetic classification... Pashto, Sindhi refers to an ethnic group of people originating in Sindh which is part of present day Pakistan. Many Sindhis live in Pakistan but many Sindhi Hindus emigrated to India when the subcontinent was partitioned in 1947. The language of these people is also known as Sindhi. Culture Sindhi culture... Sindhi and Urdu (اردو) Spoken in: India, Pakistan and 19 other countries Total speakers: 104 Million Ranking: 20 Genetic classification: Indo-European  Indo-Iranian   Indo-Aryan    Central Zone     Western Hindi      Hindustani    ... Urdu, among others.

See also

  • Arabic authors
  • edit (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template:Numeral_systems&action=edit) Numeral systems Arabic Armenian Attic (Greek) Babylonian Chinese Egyptian Etruscan Greek Hebrew Indian Ionian (Greek) Japanese Khmer Mayan Roman Cyrillic Thai Binary (2) Octal (8) Decimal (10) Hexadecimal (16) Arabic numerals (also called Hindu numerals... Arabic numerals
  • The stylized signature of Sultan Abdu Hamid of the Ottoman Empire Arabic names are based on a very sophisticated naming system: most Arabs do not simply have first/middle/last names, but a full chain of names. This system is still in use in many Arab countries. Ethnic groups in... Arabic names
  • Arabic pledge
  • This article forms part of the seriesIslam Vocabulary of Islam Five Pillars Profession of faith Prayer · Alms · Fasting Pilgrimage to Mecca Jihad (See Sixth pillar of Islam) People Muhammad Prophets of Islam Caliph · Shia Imam Companions of Muhammad Holy Cities Mecca · Medina · Jerusalem Najaf · Karbala · Kufa Kazimain · Mashhad · Samarra Events... list of Islamic terms in Arabic
  • This is a list of English words of Arabic origin. Many of these words have come to us via Spanish, heavily influenced by the Arabic of al-Andalus. See also: Lists of English words of international origin Contents 0-9 A B C D E F G H I J... List of English words of Arabic origin
  • Gum arabic is a substance that is taken from two sub-Saharan species of the acacia tree. It is used primarily in the food industry as a stabilizer, but has had more varied uses in the past, including viscosity control in inks. The gum is produced by the trees in... gum arabic
  • For other uses, see Arab (disambiguation). There are three factors which may assist to varying degrees in determining whether someone is considered Arab or not: Political: whether they live in a country which is a member of the Arab League (or, more vaguely, the Arab World); this definition covers more... Arab culture

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Art of Arabic Calligraphy (1979 words)
Arabic belongs to the group of Semitic alphabetical scripts in which mainly the consonants are represented in writing, while the markings of vowels (using diacritics) is optional.
In Iran Arabic letters were used to write Farsi, with the addition of four letters to represent the phonetics that did not exist in Arabic: p, ch, zh, and g.
Although early Arabic sources mention several calligraphic styles in reference to the cities in which they were used, they generally fit into two broad categories with some minor variations, these are the "dry styles," the early predecessors of Kufic, and the "moist styles," the early predecessors of the cursive family or scripts.
American Association of Teachers of Arabic Homepage | AATA (2051 words)
Arabic is the language of a rich culture and civilization dating back many centuries; it was the language of Muhammad, the Messenger of God and Prophet of Islam, and the Qur'an.
Arabic is spoken by over 160 million people, in an area extending from the Arabian Gulf in the east to the Atlantic Ocean in the west.
Spoken Arabic differs from country to country and even from town to town, although it is possible to group the dialects into a few major areas within each of which there is virtually total mutual comprehension.
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