Can anyone help me out with this platter that a friend brought back from Morocco? I studied Arabic years ago, but I don't even know where to begin with this translation--there is so much overlap and fanciness that I'm not sure which diacritical marks go with what, etc. :-)
Quick question about form when writing.
Is it okay, when writing quickly, to draw the dot on top of 良 slanting slightly to the left, as in 白? (see image)
I find this easier than writing it straight up and down, and think I have seen Japanese teachers write it this way as well.
I am very excited to have found this forum, I am looking forward to learning Arabic and discussing the language with you all :)
I have a question about this calligraphy. It says Allah ' but what does it say?
Thank you in advance!
What is the meaning of the sign written above the yaa' in خیال in this image? I assume it might be meant to indicate that the letter below it is a stretched yaa' and not a siin, but it would be great to have some clarification. Does anyone know?
Hey guys, I'm doing a project on the art history of the Elizabeth Stuart Gardner Museum and I am trying to research a piece of art on display there. You can view it at www DOT gardnermuseum DOT org/collection/artwork/1st_floor/spanish_cloister/tile_kashan?filter=genre:3022 (sorry for the...