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Arabic script

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Monday, January 14, 2002, 10:08
On 9 Jan 02, at 15:49, Danny Wier wrote:

> The difference between each is only that of a connecting line or a > finishing swash (the lone exception being the letter <h>).
I'd also include `ayn -- I think that at least final/medial looks different from initial/isolated, though I'd always considered it as having four distinct forms (unlike most other letters, where -- as you say -- some forms look very similar). Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton <Philip.Newton@...>