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cal·lig·ra·phy

 (kə-lĭg′rə-fē)
n.
1.
a. The art of fine handwriting.
b. Works in fine handwriting considered as a group.
2. Handwriting.

[French calligraphie, from Greek kalligraphiā, beautiful writing : kalli-, beautiful (from kallos, beauty) + -graphiā, -graphy.]

cal·lig′ra·pher, cal·lig′ra·phist n.
cal′li·graph′ic (kăl′ĭ-grăf′ĭk) adj.

calligraphy

(kəˈlɪɡrəfɪ)
n
(Art Terms) handwriting, esp beautiful handwriting considered as an art. Also called: chirography
calˈligrapher, calˈligraphist n
calligraphic, calligraphical adj
ˌcalliˈgraphically adv

cal•lig•ra•phy

(kəˈlɪg rə fi)

n.
1. fancy penmanship or the art of writing beautifully.
2. handwriting; penmanship.
3. a script produced chiefly by brush, esp. Chinese, Japanese, or Arabic writing of high aesthetic value.
[1605–15; < Greek kalligraphía; see calli-, -graphy]
cal•lig′ra•pher, cal•lig′ra•phist, n.
cal•li•graph•ic (ˌkæl ɪˈgræf ɪk) cal`li•graph′i•cal, adj.
cal`li•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.

calligraphy

1. the art of beautiful penmanship.
2. handwriting in general.
3. good handwriting skills. Cf. cacography.
4. a script of a high aesthetic value produced by brush, especially that of Chinese, Japanese, or Arabic origin. — calligrapher, calligraphist, n.calligraphic, calligraphical, adj.
See also: Writing

calligraphy

The art or practice of ornamental handwriting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calligraphy - beautiful handwritingcalligraphy - beautiful handwriting    
handwriting, script, hand - something written by hand; "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"
Translations
فَنُّ الخَط
kaligrafiekrasopis
kalligrafi
kalligrafia
כתיבה תמה
szép kézírás
skrautskriftskrautritun
カリグラフィー書法書道
kaligrafija
kaligrāfija
krasopis
kalligrafi
hattatlık

calligraphy

[kəˈlɪgrəfɪ] Ncaligrafía f

calligraphy

[kəˈlɪgrəfi] n
(= art) → calligraphie f
(= writing) → écriture f

calligraphy

nKalligrafie f

calligraphy

[kəˈlɪgrəfɪ] ncalligrafia

calligraphy

(kəˈligrəfi) noun
(the art of) beautiful, decorative handwriting.
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LAHORE -- Renowned calligraphers held a protest meeting at Dabistan-e-Iqbal on Monday against what they called an 'unfair' calligraphy competition of young artists organised by the National History and Literary Heritage Division in Islamabad on Feb 28.
He said the young calligraphers are doing national service through their artistic work that will be prove to be beneficial for bringing improvement in other fields as well.
Siddiqui Wednesday announced to hold 'Abdul Majeed Parveen Raqam National Calligraphy Exhibition' in Faisalabad and Quetta soon for promotion of this glorious Islamic art and encouraging the local calligraphers.
Calligraphy is the glorious form of Islamic art and Pakistan is gifted with some of the world renowned calligraphers who have made their mark not only at home but abroad as well.
The competition and exhibition kicked off at a local hotel on February 23 and around 400 calligraphers from far-flung area of the country submitted their art works to the Division for participating in the competition.
said calligraphers belonging to the far flung areas of the country will be
Damascus, SANA - Visitors of the Arabic Calligraphy Museum in Damascus are invited to embark on a fascinating discovery journey into the evolution of Arabic calligraphy and learn more about the creative Damascene calligraphers throughout the ages.
WFP MENA with the participating food bloggers and calligraphers, published posts of empty plates with beautiful art work by different calligraphers sending messages giving and caring.
The President underscored that the calligraphers should benefit from modern techniques and developments which will have a positive impact on their work.
He said that the division has achieved success in this mission during a short span of time through arranging calligraphic exhibitions at national and international levels, establishing the first-ever calligraphic wing and compiling a directory of calligraphers.
I S L A M A B A D -- National Calligraphy Competition for young calligraphers will be held in Islamabad next month.
includes several activities, in addition to hosting artists, calligraphers,