Arabic alphabet

Arabic Alphabet Books for Kids: Beginning Arabic Practice for Kindergartens by Ahmed ArtSen, Paperback

Writing the Arabic alphabet for children: alphabet and coloring This writing book is designed for children to introduce them to the Arabic language. Your child will learn to write the letters of the Arabic alphabet while having fun coloring pretty drawings. This book is an ideal gift for anyone who wants to learn to write […]

Arabic alphabet

How the Arabic Alphabet Inspired Abstract Art

There is something exciting about the extreme flexibility of the Arabic alphabet. The graphic simplicity of its swoops, loops and dots means it can look like almost anything from a prancing horse to a pixelated TV screen. Arab states have been increasingly visible on the international art scene in recent years, pouring wealth into auction […]

Arabic alphabet

IRC Book Review: Alif Baa Taa: Learn My Arabic Alphabet

Finding high-quality Arabic materials in the United States or the western world in general, especially for young people, can be tricky. Finding and bringing them from the Middle East is almost as difficult. A mother, determined to introduce her children to Arabic early enough in their development that they would be willing to maintain this […]

Arabic alphabet

Algeria: Arab-Amazigh dispute over the use of the Arabic alphabet for Berber languages

Algeria’s Supreme Islamic Council, considered the country’s highest religious authority, has sparked national controversy over its attempt to enshrine Berber languages ​​in Arabic letters. The Amazigh tribes, who have lobbied for their languages ​​to be recognized as official, have expressed strong objection to their dialects being written in Arabic letters, saying they want Latin inscriptions […]