Talib wrote:Yes, but who uses that alphabetical ordering anymore? It's hardly ever used in Arabic.
It has still some uses. For example, we use it in tests (الف، ب، ج، د) as «a, b, c, d». Or, in numbering the statements of an ordered list (in agreements, …) There are also abjad crosswords. However, ordinary people just know the first four letters (ابجد) by heart.
Talib wrote:The objection is more than <c> never sounded like ج in any other language but Turkish until it was decided in 1928 to add this usage to the Turkish alphabet, I guess to maintain the relation with <ç>.
Yes, breaking the custom code