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Arabic script

( a script )

Type of script: Abjad
Script category: Aramaic script family
Period of use: 300 C.E. -
Writing-direction: Right to left
Parent script: Nabatean script (show family tree)
Names: العربيه, Arabic script

Languages written with this script:

Transliterations/transcriptions

Name Target Type
BS 4280:1969(1983) Latin script Transliteration
DIN 31635 Latin script Transliteration
The Buckwalter transliteration Latin script Transliteration
ALA-LC Arabic romanization Latin script Transliteration

More information

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Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopian.