Kufic

adjective
Ku·​fic
variants: or less commonly Cufic \ ˈk(y)üfik \

Definition of Kufic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of Al Kufa, a city of Mesopotamia or of its inhabitants
2 : constituting, belonging to, characteristic of, or written in the Arabic script Kufic

Kufic

noun
variants: or less commonly Cufic \ " \

Definition of Kufic (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a highly angular form of the Arabic alphabet originally used in copies of the Koran made at Al Kufa
2 : any angular variety of the Arabic alphabet — compare neskhi

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History and Etymology for Kufic

Adjective

Al Kufa, town in south central Iraq + English -ic

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“Kufic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kufic. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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