Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 88 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


1 copy of Kitāb-i Lughat-i inshāʼ-i makātib-i mufīd

ff. 22r-33v
Author: Anonymous

a short vocabulary of Arabic and Persian words used in letters, with Turkish interlinear explanation

Text appears to read K. lughat inshāʼ makātib al-mufīd

Language(s): Arabic, Persian, Turkish


Appendix Lexicography
[Ethé 1713]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 12 ff.


Origin: 1628 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The Library of Archbishop William Laud, d. 1645.

Donated to the Bodleian Library by Archbishop William Laud, between 1635-41.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.


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