Arabische Tattoos – angesagt bei den Promis

Posted on: Friday, August 13th, 2010 6 comments

Arabische Tattoos sind definitiv im Trend in der Welt der Reichen und Berühmten. Und ich meine hier nicht temporäre Tattoos, wie z.B. Henna. Das überrascht vielleicht, weil man kaum irgendwelche Tattoos in der arabischen Welt sieht. Aber im Westen sind Tätowierungen nichts anrüchiges mehr. Heutzutage sagt ein Tattoo nichts mehr … Continue reading

Arabic Dictionaries

Posted on: Sunday, July 25th, 2010 0 comments

Updated: 14 July 2013 Arabic dictionaries are crucial for learners of the Arabic language. Using the right dictionary can save you hours of frustration searching for that elusive Arabic word. I’ll show you some of the best Arabic dictionaries I’ve used – both hardcopies and online. Physical Arabic Dictionaries Al-Mawrid … Continue reading

The Truth Will Set You Free

Posted on: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 1 comments

Here is the Arabic translation of the famous quote from the Bible “The truth shall/will set you free” (John 8:32): الحق يحرركم Pronunciation: al-Haqqu yuHarrirukum In picture format: With all the tashkeel and harakaat: Of course, if you are looking to get this phrase as a tattoo, then you should … Continue reading

How To Learn Persian From Arabic

Posted on: Sunday, June 27th, 2010 2 comments

When you learn one romance language like Spanish, it becomes much easier to learn a related language such as Italian. The same is true for Arabic and Persian (Farsi), even though they are not related linguistically – i.e. they don’t have a common origin. The reason why it is much … Continue reading

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

“How To Write My Name In Arabic”

Posted on: Friday, May 7th, 2010 55 comments

5 crucial tips to get the correct translation of your name in Arabic Whether you are thinking about getting your name in Arabic as a tattoo or you just want to know what your name would look like written in Arabic letters, you will know exactly what to do after … Continue reading

Miracle

Posted on: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 4 comments

Kitty sent me the following e-mail to ask for a tattoo design in Arabic for “miracle”: Hi! My name is Kitty! I saw on internet that you translate from english to arabic! I would like to make a tattoo with the word “miracle”! I have been searching for it for … Continue reading

Arabic Calligraphy Design: Poetess

Posted on: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 5 comments

Recently, I received a request from a potential client for a crescent-shaped tattoo design of “poetess” (woman poet). The order didn’t materialize in the end but I went ahead and did a preliminary design anyways. Here is the result:     In plain text: شاعرة Note that a lot of … Continue reading