[Arabic dictionary of words used in poetry].

Manuscript, Book


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  • Fols. 123; 22.5 x 12.7 cm.; written surface 15.5 x 8.8 cm.; 11 lines to page; on glazed Arabic paper; in naskhi; with full vowel signs.
  • A fragment of a commentary on uncommon words used in poetry.
  • Beg.: کاد ىقضب مقولي * وجرّ ناقل القول
  • Ending: لا تلمه ان مات منها کئىباً * قد سبته اضعاف ما قد سباها * الضرب الاول من الخفىف
  • MS in fair condition but worm-eaten and stained with dampness; modern Arabic binding. Probably from XVth century.
  • Acquired from Bārūdī, Beirūt, A.D. 1925.
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