Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 69B* (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Persian dictionary, extracts


Excerpts from an unidentified dictionary of Persian (covering pāʾ, tāʾ, jīm, chīm, khāʾ, dāl, rāʾ, zāʾ, sīn, shin, ghayn, fāʾ, kāf/gāf; mīm added in margin)

Defective at beginning

Not dated

Extremely fragile; wormholes along gutter; brittle paper; excessive debris

Unrelated sheet of accounts for planting in an unidentified garden or orchard included at end (f. 19); entries date 29 Ramaz̤ān-1 Shavvāl [regnal] year 29 (?)

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 19 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 278 × 165 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th-19th centuries CE ; India


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