Definition of Calligraphy. Meaning of Calligraphy. Synonyms of Calligraphy

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Definition of Calligraphy

Calligraphy
Calligraphy Cal*lig"ra*phy, n. [Gr. ???????????: cf. F. calligraphie.] Fair or elegant penmanship.

Meaning of Calligraphy from wikipedia

- Calligraphy (from Gr****: καλλιγραφία) is a visual art related to writing. It is the design and execution of lettering with a broad tip instrument, brush...
- Islamic calligraphy is the artistic practice of handwriting and calligraphy, based upon the alphabet in the lands sharing a common Islamic cultural heritage...
- Chinese calligraphy is a type of pleasing writing, as well as a kind of sport, embodying the artistic expression of human language in a tangible form...
- Western calligraphy is the art of writing and penmanship as practiced in the Western world, especially using the Latin alphabet (but also including calligraphic...
- ****anese calligraphy (書道, shodō) also called shūji (習字) is a form of calligraphy, or artistic writing, of the ****anese language. For a long time, the...
- Tibetan calligraphy refers to the calligraphic traditions used to write the Tibetan language. As in other parts of East Asia, nobles, high lamas, and persons...
- Arabic calligraphy is the artistic practice of handwriting and calligraphy based on the Arabic alphabet. It is known in Arabic as khatt (Arabic: خط‎)...
- Mongolian calligraphy is a form of calligraphy or artistic writing of the Mongolian language. Although the Mongolian language in Mongolia uses a Cyrillic...
- Indian calligraphy is the Indian tradition of calligraphy. The art form has served multiple purposes since its inception in the second century BCE, including...
- عاشقا مي شوم Persian calligraphy (Persian: خوشنویسی فارسی‎) or Iranian calligraphy (Persian: خوشنویسی ایرانی‎), is the calligraphy of the Persian language...
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