I don't usually read this group anymore, sorry.. But:
Maltese! Maltese is a Semitic language, and it has been written
several different ways, including Arabic. Only fitting, because it
started as a dialect of Arabic way back when. (when the Arabs
dominated Malta as well.)
Steven R. Loomis

--- In qalam@..., jsbien@... wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jun 2001 Marco Cimarosti <marco.cimarosti@...> wrote:
> > BTW, a totally unrelated question: has any European language ever
> > written in Arabic letters? Either when Arabs dominated Spain and
Sicily or
> > (more recently) when Turks dominated the Balkans.