What is the Maghribi Script?

The is a cursive form of the Arabic letters evolved from the traditional handwriting at the time "Kufi." Developed in Morocco and later in the Andalusian Islamic State, it was made to make handwriting smoother and quicker than its Kufic counterpart. The Maghribi Script can be divided in five other subscripts:

  1. Kufi Maghribi

  2. Maghribi Mabsout used to write the Quran.

  3. Maghribi Mojawhar, mainly used by the king for law making purposes.

  4. Thuluth Maghribi

  5. Mosnad Script mainly used by courts and notaries in writing marriage contracts.