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  2. Scheherazade New - Wikipedia

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    Scheherazade New, formerly Scheherazade, is a traditional Naskh styled font for Arabic script created by SIL, freely available under the Open Font License. It supports a wide range of Arabic-based writing system encoded in Unicode. The font offers two family members: regular and bold. [1]

  3. Arabic typography - Wikipedia

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    Arabic typography is the typography of letters, graphemes, characters or text in Arabic script, for example for writing Arabic, Persian, or Urdu. 16th century Arabic typography was a by-product of Latin typography with Syriac and Latin proportions and aesthetics. It lacked expertise in the three core aspects of Arabic writing: calligraphy ...

  4. Amiri (typeface) - Wikipedia

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    Latest release date. December 3, 2022; 16 months ago. ( 2022-12-03) Amiri ( Arabic: الأميري) is a naskh typeface for Arabic script designed by Khaled Hosny. [1] [2] The beta was released December 2011. [1] As of October 22, 2019, it is hosted on 67,000 websites, and is served by the Google Fonts API approximately 74.8 million times per week.

  5. Maghrebi script - Wikipedia

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    Maghrebi letters appeared in the first known Arabic alphabet to have been printed, in a 1505 book of the Spanish lexicographer Pedro de Alcalá. In Iberia, the Arabic script was used to write Romance languages such as Mozarabic, Portuguese, Spanish or Ladino. This writing system was referred to as Aljamiado, from ʿajamiyah (عجمية).

  6. Arabic calligraphy - Wikipedia

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    Arabic calligraphy is the artistic practice of handwriting and calligraphy based on the Arabic alphabet. It is known in Arabic as khatt ( Arabic: خَطّ ), derived from the word 'line', 'design', or 'construction'. [1] [2] Kufic is the oldest form of the Arabic script . From an artistic point of view, Arabic calligraphy has been known and ...

  7. Open-source Unicode typefaces - Wikipedia

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    The Free UCS Outline Fonts [1] (also known as freefont) is a font collection project. The project was started by Primož Peterlin and is currently administered by Steve White. The aim of this project has been to produce a package of fonts by collecting existing free fonts and special donations, to support as many Unicode characters as possible.

  8. Arabic script in Unicode - Wikipedia

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    Punctuation and ornaments. Only the Arabic question mark ؟ and the Arabic comma ، are used in regular Arabic script typing and the comma is often substituted for the Latin script comma , which is also used as the decimal separator when the Eastern Arabic numerals are used (e.g. 100.6 compared to ١٠٠,٦ ).

  9. Ruqʿah script - Wikipedia

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    t. e. Ruqʿah ( Arabic: رُقعة) or Riqʿah ( رِقعة) is a writing style of Arabic script intended for the rapid production of texts. It a relatively simple and plain style, used for everyday writing and often used for signs. [1] The Ottoman calligraphers Mumtaz Efendi [2] (1810–1872) and Mustafa Izzet Efendi (1801–1876) are credited ...