Kufic

Kufic

[koo-fik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Kufa or its inhabitants.
2.
noting or pertaining to the characters of the Arabic alphabet used in the writing of the original Koran, in the time of Muhammad.
noun
3.
the Kufic alphabet.
Also, Cufic.


Origin:
1785–95; Kuf(a) + -ic

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Kufic or Cufic (ˈkuːfɪk, ˈkjuː-, ˈkuːfɪk, ˈkjuː-)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or denoting an early form of the Arabic alphabet employed in making copies of the Koran
 
n
2.  the script formed by the letters of this alphabet
 
Cufic or Cufic
 
adj
 
n

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