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Note: The mistakes listed in this file also occur in the quran708.

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Date: Tue, 6 Jun 1995 13:59:58 +0200
To: Knut.Vikor@smi.uib.no, Ahmed Shouk <Ahmed.Shouk@smi.uib.no
From: Albrecht.Hofheinz@smi.uib.no (Albrecht Hofheinz)
Subject: Arabic Qur'an in EasyView format
Cc: Sean <Sean.Ofahey@hi.uib.no, Joseph.Bell@msk.uib.no,
Herbjrn Jensen <herbjorn.jenssen@msk.uib.no,
einar.thomassen@rel.uib.no, Ahmed Shouk <Ahmed.Shouk@smi.uib.no,
jhunwick@casbah.acns.nwu.edu, eyler@bilkent.edu.tr (Akif Eyler)
I have placed a folder containing the Arabic text of the Qur'an, plus an
EasyView mask to read it, on Sentermappa. (There you will also find the
latest versions of Easy-View, both for System 7 and for System 6). The file
was sent to me by Akif Eyler <eyler@bilkent.edu.tr; it is free for
redistribution.
To use it, you need a Mac with Arabic script installed. It displays the
text just fine; but I have had problems with searching. If I *type* a
search word into the find box, it normally is not found (I made sure I
typed without spelling errors). If I copy the same word out of the text and
paste it into the find box, it *is* found. Strange. Perhaps Akif (who gets
a copy of this) has an answer?
Akif also pointed out to me that there are some errors in the MS Word
Quran file that we have had so far (the one which includs the Arabic text
plus the translations of Yusuf Ali and Pickthall). Details are listed on
his Web page:
http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/~eyler/Quran/London.err
For your convenience, I have copied this page here:
Letter Errors
Verse # Corrected
Error
2:60
wax
alif extra
2:84
wax
alif extra
2:102 ttlwa Missing alif
2:167 tbr'wa waw - hamza
2:185 mnkm
(minkum) extra
2:197 fswq
fa - qaf
2:207 mrDat ha - ta
2:219 fyhma Missing mim
2:233 "lykm Exchange kaf by ya
2:265 mrDat ha - ta
3:153 fajabkm Exchange ba by alif
3:187 wax
alif extra
4:24
astmt"tm
Missing ta
4:29
anfskm sin extra
4:44
tr alY alif - blank
4:91
wawlYkm Missing mim
4:114 mrDat ha - ta
4:176 fllxkr Missing lam
5:3
xlkm
Missing mim
6:104 bHfyZ Ta - Za
6:128 bb"D
ba extra
7:116 wcaw
alif extra

7:146
8:41
8:44
9:18
9:25
9:30
9:57
9:93
9:111
10:5
11:8
11:19
11:28
11:30
11:41
11:47
11:88
12:9
13:21
13:39
14:6
14:9
15:76
16:48
16:96
17:15
17:71
18:16
18:51
18:63
18:70
18:72
18:79
18:90
18:110
18:110
19:26
19:45
20:18
20:94
21:43
21:99
22:68
24:8
24:31
24:52
24:62
25:18
25:21
26:16
26:59
26:72
26:188
26:212
28:3
29:41
31:4
33:10
33:53
33:59

sbyl
ba extra
gnmtm Missing mim
ax
alif extra
yH$
ya extra
ax
alif extra
yDahwn waw extra
mlca
ya extra
ystaxnwnk
Missing nun
alxY
nun extra
alxY
nun extra
bh
Missing (bihi)
alxyn Missing nun
anlzmkmwha
nun - mim
Trdthm Missing ta
wqal
waw extra
anY
Missing (inni)
ar'ytm Missing alif
lkm
Missing mim
alHsab ayn, dhal - Ha, sin
ymHwa Missing blank
ax
alif extra
afwahhm Missing ha
lbsbyl Missing ba
ytfywa Missing alif
ynfd
dhal - dal
tzr wazro
waw extra
nd"wa Missing alif
wax
alif extra
a$hdthm Missing ha
ax
alif extra
tsYlnY Missing ya
tstTy" Missing ta
wra'hm Missing hamza
stra
Missing alif
alhkm alif extra
waHd
alif extra
anY
Missing ya
ymsk
sin extra
atwkwa Missing alif
ybnwm alif extra (2)
ySHbwn Exchange ba by Ha
wrdwha waw extra
t"mlwn Exchange lam by mim
wydrwa Exchange alif by waw
abSarhn mim - nun
wyK$
ya extra
ystaxnwnk
Missing nun
waba'hm Missing hamza
w"tw
alif extra
rswl
alif extra
wawrjnaha
Missing waw
qal
Missing alif
t"mlwn Exchange lam by mim
lm"zwlwn
Missing waw
ntlwa Missing alif
al"nkbwt
nun - ta
alxyn Missing nun
wax
alif extra
fytHyy Exchange ya by Ha
ydnyn ya extra

36:18
41:6
41:21
43:49
44:56
46:19
46:34
47:38
48:6
48:11
50:36
51:1
51:26
54:5
55:68
57:8
58:3
59:9
60:10
66:1
66:10
69:11
71:28
71:28
73:6
76:4
81:8
99:8

wlymsnkm
Exchange kaf by nun
alhkm alif extra
"lyna ha - alif
yayh
alif extra
yxwqwn Missing waw
wlywfyhm
Missing ya
"lY
Missing ya
alfqra' gayn - fa
"lyhm Missing ya
ymlk lkm
Missing (lakum)
qrn hm ra extra
walxaryat
Exchange ra by alif
ahlh
hamza extra
tgn
ya extra
fyhma Missing mim
myjaqkm Exchange qaf by alif
t"mlwn Exchange lam by mim
tbww
waw extra
"lmtmwhn
Missing mim
mrDat ha - ta
wqyl
alif extra
Tga
ya - alif
agfr
Missing alif
byty
Missing ya
wTa
ya extra
slsla Missing alif
almw'do waw extra
y"ml
Exchange lam by mim

Repeated Errors
===============
2:251 dawd
4:163
5:78
6:84
17:55
38:17
38:22
38:24
38:26
2:259 maYo
2:261
8:65
8:66
18:25
24:2
37:147
10:4
ybdwa
10:34
27:64
30:11
30:27

waw extra
waw extra
waw extra
waw extra
waw extra
waw extra
waw extra
waw extra
waw extra
Missing alif (2)
Missing alif
Missing alif (2)
Missing alif (2)
Missing alif
Missing alif
Missing alif
Missing alif
Missing alif
Missing alif
Missing alif
Missing alif

Consistency Errors
==================
* The spaces should all be in Arabic

(ASCII 160, not ASCII 32)


* Some short words (ma and la) should
be separated from the next word.
* Final ya should be with no dots.
* The spelling of hamza is not
consistent (especially on waw)
* A few words are often misspelled:
Wrong: $Y
smawat allyl
Correct: $y' smwt
alyl
Other Errors
============
2:23
fatwa
4:72
"ly ax lm
11:31 comma extra
11:60 comma extra
27:30 colon extra
Albrecht