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Nastaliq ( / ˌnæstəˈliːk, ˈnæstəliːk /;  نَسْتَعْلِیق, Persian: [næsˈtʰæʔliːq]; Urdu: [nəsˈt̪ɑːliːq] ), also romanized as Nastaʿlīq or Nastaleeq is one of the main calligraphic hands used to write the Perso-Arabic script in the Persian and Urdu languages, often used also for Ottoman Turkish poetry, rarely for Arabic.
This version is Unicode based, supports more Languages, and other Nastaliq fonts with Kasheeda have been added to it along with compatibility with OpenType Unicode fonts. In addition to Arabic, Saraiki, Urdu, Persian and Pashto, other languages of the region, such as Sindhi and Hazaragi can be handled in InPage. References [ edit]
In India, Urdu is an Eighth Schedule language whose status and cultural heritage is recognized by the Constitution of India;   it also has an official status in several Indian states. [note 1]  In Nepal, Urdu is a registered regional dialect  and in South Africa it is a protected language in the constitution.
The Urdu alphabet ( Urdu: اردو حروفِ تہجی, romanized : urdū harūf-e-tahajjī ), is the right-to-left alphabet used for the Urdu language. It is a modification of the Persian script, which is itself a derivative of the Arabic script.
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Windows-1256 is a code page used under Microsoft Windows to write Arabic and other languages that use Arabic script, such as Persian and Urdu . This code page is neither compatible with ISO-8859-6 nor the MacArabic encoding.
Gha (ƣ), a rarely used letter based on Q and G, was misconstrued by the ISO to be an OI ligature because of its appearance, and is thus known (to the ISO and, in turn, Unicode) as "Oi". Historically, it was used in many Latin-based orthographies of Turkic (e.g., Azerbaijani) and other central Asian languages. International Phonetic Alphabet [ edit]