Nicholas Bodley wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 11:09:46 +0100, Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
> wrote:
> > IMO, the easiest way to distinguish Farsi from Arabic is by spotting
> > the four extra letters that Farsi added to the alphabet
> Thanks, kindly! I'll keep your comments for reference.
> I seem to recall aone or more letters with four dots in a 2x2 array, also.

That's Sindhi. See WWS.

> My query was not to try to distinguish among all languages that use, or
> did use, Arabic script, just between Arabic language and Farsi.
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...