The Maghribi Script

Ths is a cursive form of the Arabic letters that evolved from the traditional handwriting at the time, the Kufic Script. 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 Al Jalil, 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.