Mysterious Arabic Calligraphy #2

Posted on: Friday, May 14th, 2010 5 comments

Firdaus sent me the following picture with the request to identify the Arabic writing in this tattoo: The writing is an artistic calligraphic rendering of on top: حب (Hubb) and on bottom: سلام (salaam) which mean “love” and “peace” respectively. Confusingly, the dot that belongs to the letter baa’ is … Continue reading

Arabic Tattoos – Pick ‘n’ Mix

Posted on: Friday, November 6th, 2009 112 comments

Or: Arabic Tattoo Frenzy Over the last 14 days or so I’ve received quite a few Arabic tattoo translation requests. I was too busy to answer them immediately, but I have not forgotten about them. Here they are… By the way, if you’re really serious about learning Arabic yourself, then … Continue reading