Arabic alphabet


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Arabic alphabet the alphabet of 28 characters derived from Aramaic and used for writing Arabic languages (and borrowed for writing Urdu)
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In literature:

The Arabic alphabet has twenty-eight letters, all of which are considered consonants.
"Topsy-Turvy Land" by Samuel M. Zwemer
Zinder is full of half-crazy fighis, who can just write the Arabic alphabet.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 2" by James Richardson
He may read Arabic or Sanskrit, and not know how to teach a child the alphabet of his mother tongue.
"In the School-Room" by John S. Hart
Hence, they have priests, or Marabouts, the use of the Arabic alphabet, and a monotheistic creed.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
Can you reproduce the letters of the alphabet and the Arabic numerals on a bit of white pine with a piece of red chalk?
"Campmates" by Kirk Munroe
The Babi alphabet, unlike the Arabic and Persian, was written from left to right.
"Bahaism and Its Claims" by Samuel Graham Wilson

In news:

Visual Arts To look at an alphabet other than our Roman script—Cyrillic, Arabic, Chinese, Devanagari—is to be transfixed by characters divorced from their content.

In science:

In conclusion, we note the interest of our method in scheduling of correct words for the first and second positions while for the third and fourth positions can justify this by the unavailability of frequencies (zero frequency) for some Arabic alphabetic character during execution of our test.
Introduction of the weight edition errors in the Levenshtein distance