Naskhi

[ nas-kee ]
/ ˈnæs ki /

noun

the cursive variety of Arabic script from which was derived the variety used in modern printed works.

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Origin of Naskhi

1765–75; <Arabic naskhī, akin to nasakha to copy
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Example sentences from the Web for Naskhi

  • It differs little, except in gracefulness, from the typical Naskhi.

    Palaeography|Bernard Quaritch