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SINI is an calligraphic style used in China
China
for the Arabic script
Arabic script
. It can refer to any type of Chinese Arabic
Arabic
calligraphy, but is commonly used to refer to one with thick and tapered effects such as seen in Chinese calligraphy
Chinese calligraphy
. It is used extensively in mosques in eastern China, and to a lesser extent in Gansu
Gansu
, Ningxia
Ningxia
, and Shaanxi .

One famous Sini calligrapher is Hajji Noor Deen Mi Guangjiang .

CALLIGRAPHY

* Arabic
Arabic
* Chinese * Georgian * Indian * Islamic * Japanese * Korean * Mongolian * Persian * Tibetan * Western

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GALLERY

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Allah Names in Chinese Arabic
Arabic
Sini Script *

Chinese Qur\'an *

Quran with Chinese translation recorded in both Arabic script
Arabic script
of Xiao\'erjing and Chinese scripts *

Qur'anic Manuscript in Sini script *

An Arabic
Arabic
book on Islamic ritual, with a parallel Chinese translation in the Xiao\'erjing Arabic
Arabic
script, published in Tashkent
Tashkent
in 1899 *

Calligraphy
Calligraphy
on a plaque in the Great Mosque of Xi'an in Sini script *

An example of the Sini script

SEE ALSO

* Islamic calligraphy
Islamic calligraphy
* Chinese calligraphy
Chinese calligraphy
* Xiao\'erjing : the use of Arabic script
Arabic script
for writing

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