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meaning of writing on plate

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meaning of writing on plate

Hi, hoping someone that can speak Arabic can help. I bought some plates from Fes and would love to know what the writing on one of them means (should have asked when I bought it!)

I can't upload images here. If I posted a pic somewhere and linked it could someone have a look? Or could I email it to someone?

Thanks in advance.

Marrakech, Morocco
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1. Re: meaning of writing on plate

PM me with your email address (not on this forum for fear of spamming) and I'll see if I can help. (If you could email me a jpeg.)

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2. Re: meaning of writing on plate

If you add a link to this thread I'll have a look

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Link here as others have said. Translating is not a problem with a few exceptions. It could be just stylized gibberish.

Telegraph Point...
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Thanks, all. I'm actually going to try temporarily changing my profile picture. Hopefully that will work.

Taroudant, Morocco
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Michelle, brilliant idea.

I've enlarged your profile pic and printed it out. I will take it to a friend today to see what it says.

I think it says "WASH", but I will get a second opinion. ☺

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6. Re: meaning of writing on plate

My friend says that it says "FES", which makes more sense, and I have to agree.

I think the O shape is part of the writing, and should actually sit above the letter on the right to make the "ef" sound, but the other marks are just for decoration.

Let's see what the others think!

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7. Re: meaning of writing on plate

Yes, it's Fez.

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8. Re: meaning of writing on plate

LOL at wash. I suppose that would have been appropriate! You'd hope to remember to wash it without the prompting tho.

But seeing as I bought it in Fez that makes sense.

Thanks so much!

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