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[Section of Tāj al-lughah wa-ṣiḥāḥ al-ʻArabīyah] [manuscript].

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Extent:
203 leaves
Creator:
Jawharī, Ismāʻīl ibn Ḥammād, d. 1003?
Description:

Ms. codex.

Volume from a 14th-century copy of a 10th-century dictionary of the Arabic language. Words are indexed by their last root letter, with this volume covering the letters za' to lam. Marginal notes by a reader and proofreader. Later pastedown on inner cover has remedies written in Arabic and Persian.

Title supplied by cataloger.

Layout: Written in 27 long lines.

Script: Written in naskh script.

Decoration: Illuminated title page (f. 1r) in Mamluk style; significant words in red.

Binding: Repaired leather, blind-stamped center medallion and cornerpieces.

Origin: Written in Egypt or Syria in the 14th century.

Language:
Arabic
Medium:
paper
Alternative:
Ṣiḥāḥ. Selections
Edm Type:
text
Format:
Book
Manuscript/Archive
Identifier:
5440810
779178237
Subject:
Arabic language Dictionaries.
Traditional medicine Formulae, receipts, prescriptions.
Type:
text
Agg Provider:
University of Pennsylvania Libraries