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  • Happy New Year and welcome to our new logo and name Mon, 01 Jan 2018 23:57:12 +0000

    As we start the new year and wish you all the best for 2018, the team behind the research and development of the Arabic Symbol Dictionary have updated their website and renamed it We want to continue to support communities to develop and host new symbol sets for a range of languages supporting communication […]

  • Using Tawasol Symbols on apps for portable technologies Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:54:57 +0000

    Over the last few months there have been several presentations around the world about Tawasol Symbols including the GREAT Conference in Doha where Nadine talked about “Making Educational Resources with TAWASOL Symbols to Support Students with Disabilities”.   By chance we will also be showcasing our work at another GREAT meeting – The World Health Organisation […]

  • Arabic Speech Corpus shared by Dr. Nawar Halabi Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:34:12 +0000

    If you have been using our Arabic symbols page you will have noticed that we have made every phoneme for our lexical entries available as a sound file, so that you can hear how it is pronounced. You can see the audio links at the bottom of the symbol for ‘respond’ in the picture beside this […]