Egypt Islamic Writing

           

 

  

 


 
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Egypt’s written and spoken language is Arab, so the Islamic writing is an Arabic one. The script utilized for an Aramaic dialect in the Nord Arabia as well as a small proportion of Syriac are the origins of the Islamic writing. Starting with the 7th century, the Arabic languages written form remained unchanged in syntax and grammar. But in the modern Islamic written language, the phraseology and word sequence are not so difficult and have words deriving from French and English. There are 28 letters in the Arabic alphabet; every letter can have even 4 forms. In the alphabet were added letters to help the languages that use the Arabic written, such as Pakistan and Iran. The main characteristic of this writing is that it goes from the right part to the left one, opposite to the alphabet of the Europe's languages or like in the Roman alphabet. The Arabic letters are speaking consonants; the Arabic writing was used very often as a way of artistic expression and in decorations. The Arabic calligraphy may be considered an analogue of the icons from the Christian art representing the word of Divinity. The calligraphy was considered for centuries an important art, practiced by sultans, cultivated people and craftsman. The skilled calligraphers were as famous (and even more) as the important painters. The Arabic language is considered the language in which God revealed the sacred scripture of Islam (the Holy Qur'an) to the Prophet. That`s why the Muslims everyday life is ruled by the Holy Qur'an words. The Quranic inscriptions carved in wood or engraved in stucco contain some of the Quranic words holiness that transfers itself in the Islamic writing that incarnates them.

 
 

 

Egypt Islamic Writing

 

 
   

 

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