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Kalamiy alphabet   Kalamiy ɭalifbaı` / كَلاَمِي اَلِفْبَاء

The Kalamiy alphabet is an alternative script for writing Arabic, especially the Quran, and can be adapted to any language that uses the Arabic alphabet. This script is based on the Latin alphabet and was developed by Husada Tsalitsa Mardiansyah, a high school student from Banyuwangi in Indonesia. Husada was ispired by the existance of many transliteration systems for Arabic that are used in Indonesia.

Notable features

Kalamiy alphabet

Kalamiy alphabet

Notes

Sample text

Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Arabic in the Kalamiy alphabet

Standard Arabic version

يُولَدُ جَمِيعُ النَّاس أحْرَاراً مُتَسَاوِينَ فِي الْكَرَامَةِ وِالحُقُوقِ. وِقَدْ وُهِبُوا عَقْلاً وَ ضَمِيراً وَ عَلَيهِمْ أنْ يُعَامِلَ بَعْضُهُمْ بَعْضاً بِرُوحِ اَلإخَاء.

Translation

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

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