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"هَل لَمى مُهَنْدِسة جَديدة؟"

Translation:Is Lama a new engineer?

August 16, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexandreJourno

Why the mim is not written ? Is it due to some ligature glyph specific to ل then م ?

August 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aldamen

the mim is written in the word ل م ى .. لَمى

mim alone is م and mim between other characters is ـمـ

August 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexandreJourno

Thank for your answer ! It was a font issue, as identified in the comment below.

August 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TJ_Q8

I think you have a font issue. It's OK. Notice a little stroke under the base of لـ - this is Mim. If you can change the font you might be able to see the difference.

August 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexandreJourno

Indeed, a font issue. On Duolingo desktop and app, the mim disappears, but in the mail notif (gmail, desktop or app) as well as when I copy paste in Google Translate, the mim is well there.

August 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexandreJourno

Many thanks

August 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TJ_Q8

Most welcome.

It is a style of calligraphy by the way and not a real issue but I had to address it as a "font issue"

For the fun of it, check Google Image search for "Arabic calligraphy" to see variants of shapes for the letters in artistic suit.

August 16, 2019
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