© Mamoun Sakkal 2002
El-Abdjadia El-Mouwahada title in two styles of disconnected letters based on Kufi calligraphy. Another attempt to reform the Arabic script by following a European printing script model.
An early sketch of the alphabet made by Mr. Bouhadjera in 1977 while he was a student at Lycee El-Kendy in Jijel, Algeria.
The Abdjadia El-Mouwahada designed by Mr. Bouhadjera in 1992 at Basingstoke, England incoroporates 32 symbols (28 letters + El-hamza as a complete letter + 3 other symbols) Mr. Bouhadjera describes his work as "Arabic can be written using a monumental script perfectly adapted to modern machines and computers with 100 % definition at any size, and all this without divorcing the script from the great tradition of calligraphy."
Figures and information above is from the author's website at http://bouhadjera.webs.com/alphabet.htm
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