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  1. jpo550

    وأحسن كما أحسن الله إليك

    Hi folks! 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. :-) Thanks so...
  2. H

    良/白: Variations in Kanji Shapes

    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.
  3. R

    علّم الإنسان ما لم يعلم

    Hi everyone, 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!
  4. E

    Perso-Arabic script: unfamiliar symbol

    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?
  5. C

    انبعاث طائر الفينيق

    Anyone knows what this picture means and which direction is supposed to be read? Thanks!
  6. H

    بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

    Can somebody translate the meaning? Thank you :)
  7. M

    آيات لأولي الألباب الذين يذكرون الله

    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...
  8. Andrew___

    هنالك الولاية لله الحق

    May I ask, does anyone know the meaning in English of the short sentence in this calligraphy? Very interested to hear if so. Andrew
  9. K

    عز لمولانا السلطان الملك المجاهد

    h**p://i35.tinypic.com/m7sxw5.jpg h**p://i35.tinypic.com/2vajaco.jpg h**p://i35.tinypic.com/2n03o7p.jpg Thank You