A Short Introduction To The Philately Of Palestine

Arab and other inscriptions

khalas (11K) schn_khalas (3K) KH-A-L-a-SS A-L U-J-R-AH
"Fee/Postage Paid"
خالص اﻷجرة
ins_T2 (5K) schn_T2 (1K) 5 M-i-L-I-M-A-T
5 Millièmes
٥ مليمات
ins_1m (3K) schn_1m (2K) M-i-L-I-M W-A-H-a-D
One Millièmes
مليم واحد
ins_2m (3K) schn_2m (1K) M-i-L-I-M-E-N
Two Millièmes
مليمان
ins_3m (3K) schn_3m (2K) TH-a-L-A-TH-AT M-i-L-I-M-A-T
Three Millièmes
ثلاثة مليمات
ins_4m (3K) schn_4m (2K) A-R-B-a-'-AT M-i-L-I-M-A-T
Four Millièmes
اربعة مليمات
ins_5m (3K) schn_5m (2K) KH-a-M-S-AT M-i-L-I-M-A-T
Five Millièmes
خمسة مليمات
ins_6m (3K) schn_6m (2K) S-i-T-AT M-i-L-I-M-A-T
Six Millièmes
ستة مليمات
ins_7m (3K) schn_7m (2K) S-a-B-'-AT M-i-L-I-M-A-T
Seven Millièmes
سبعة مليمات
ins_8m (3K) schn_8m (2K) TH-a-M-A-N-I-AT M-i-L-I-M-A-T
Eight Millièmes
ثمانية مليمات
ins_1p (4K) schn_1p (2K) Q-i-R-SH SS-A-GH
One [whole] Grush (Piastre)
قرش صاغ
ins_13m (4K) schn_13m (3K) TH-a-L-A-TH-AT '-a-SH-R
M-i-L-I-M-A-n
Thirteen Millièmes
ثلاثة عشر مليماً
ins_2p (3K) schn_2p (1K) GH-i-R-SH-e-N
Two Grush (Piastre)
غرشان
ins_5p (2K) schn_5p (2K) KH-a-M-S-AT GH-R-U-SH
Five Grush (Piastre)
خمسة غروش
ins_9p (3K) schn_9p (2K) T-i-S-'-AT GH-R-U-SH
Nine Grush (Piastre)
تسعة غروش
ins_10p (3K) schn_10p (3K) '-a-SH-R-AT Q-R-U-SH
Ten Grush (Piastre)
عشرة قروش
ins_20p (4K) schn_20p (3K) '-i-SH-R-U-N GH-i-R-SH-A-n
Twenty Grush (Piastre)
عشرون غرشاً
External Link: Peter Dörling has created a very useful website with an extensive source for deciphering Arabic inscriptions on postage stamps. It is an German. Please have a look: "Schriften Lernen".

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