Top to bottom?

Discussion in 'العربية (Arabic)' started by Bilbo Baggins, Jul 28, 2007.

  1. Bilbo Baggins

    Bilbo Baggins Senior Member

    Manhattan, NY
    American English
    I know that lines of Arabic script are read from right to left and publications written in Arabic are read from the "back" cover to the "front" cover (from a westerner's perspective). What about pages of script? Are they read from top to bottom like in the west or are they read from bottom to top?
  2. cherine

    cherine Moderator

    Alexandria, Egypt
    Arabic (Egypt).
    Arabic, like Hebrew, is written -and read- from right to left, top to bottom.

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