Dirasat: Human and Social Sciences

From 2000 to 2019

ISSN 1026-3721

Arabic Character Transformations Online


Abstract | الملخص

Arab character tested since the first centuries of Islam, many transformations and developments, started to find some solutions to problems such as writing: dots characters, and composition of movements. Followed by interest in the aesthetics of crafts and how to draw it in words and phrases. Arabic script is also able to respond to the technological advances in the science of communication and the Internet, researchers also use the computer to serve the Arab character, and were able to implement a lot of the digitization of the Arabic language and enrich the Arabic content on the Internet projects. On the other hand, the Arab character saw other negative shifts because of Arabizi language (mix of Arabic and English) led to the replacement of the Latin alphabet and Arabic numerals when writing letters.

Authors | المؤلفون

Essa O. Barhouma

Keywords | الكلمات الدالة

The Arabic Script, Transformations, Digitization, Globalization, The Cultural Identity.

References | المراجع