Originally Posted by Fenrir
It might look Arabic to those who don't know Arabic, but that is where the similarities end. The Arabic script is written from right to left and there is absolutely no visual resemblance whatsoever to the Arabic alphabet.
The influence of Sanskrit (and Hindi), however, is striking so you are right on that one.
ok, check this out:
I have a feeling, though I'm probably wrong, that the actual direction of the writing may be right to left like you said. But it's possible judging from the vowel markers that the words
could be written right-to-left.
Just something to think about.