[Arabic dictionary].

Manuscript, Book


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  • Fols. 286; 26 x 16 cm.; written surface 20 x 11 cm.; 29 lines to page; on glazed Arabic paper; in naskhi; with vowel signs.
  • An Arabic dictionary. A later hand gives the name of the work as Mirqāt al-lughah and that of the author as Abū Naṣr al-Fārābī, evidently al-Jawharī.
  • Beg.: قرشي بحت اي محض والبحت الجد وهو اعجمي...
  • Ending: باب الافعنلال
  • Marginal notes and glosses. Headings and entries in Kūfi. MS incomplete at beginning and end; in fair condition but worm-eaten; Arabic binding with flap. Probably from XIIth century.
  • Acquired from Bārūdī, Beirūt, A.D. 1925.
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