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Arabic Transliteration text editor

Maher [PersonRank 1]

Saturday, February 9, 2008
15 years ago3,274 views

I came across an old thread about the problem of writing Arabic using an English keyboard. Apparently there are several search engines that allows searching for Arabic phrases using Latin letters.

But there is also an Arabic text editor that allows for accurate, and efficient way to write fully vowelized Arabic without having access to an Arabic keyboard. It can be downloaded for free from:

Ramibotros [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Eiktub seems to be the accurate solution but (see is easier to use, especially because it supports letters like '7' , '3' , etc..

Maher [PersonRank 1]

14 years ago #

eiktub now supports most arabizi standard representations:

2 for hamzat'
3 for Eayn
7 for Haae
7' for Kaae
9 for Saad
9' for Daad

Bilal [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Thanks for the information, very nice editor

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