it's an Arabic Alphabet Table. Whenever I learn arabic, i'll be happy i pinned this
In the novel, they spoke Farsi. Mariam was always called a "Harami" meaning illegitimate child in Farsi.
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Language: In this image you can see all of the Farsi letters and all 4 of their forms.There are 32 letters in the Farsi alphabet, but unlike our alphabet each letter is written differently depending on where it is in a sentence.This means if you were to learn to write in Farsi, you would have to memorize 32 letters x 4 forms to know how to write Farsi and that would equal 128 different characters to memorize!
ingilizcenin türlçeye çevrilmiş hali
So, what does 'writing' look like?
There are more variants of Arabic than stars in the sky (including a number of variants for languages entirely unrelated to Arabic itself, like Farsi or Pashto). It's interesting in part because vowels are, as a general rule, not written. T wld b lk wrttng n Nglsh smthng lk ths. And you wonder why Arabic is considered difficult for English-speakers to learn?