Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 3827 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Arabic-Persian vocabulary


1 copy of Muhaz̲z̲ab al-asmāʾ fī murattab al-ashyāʾ by Maḥmūd ibn ʿUmar ibn Maḥmūd al-Zangī al-Sijzī al-ʿArabī

Treatise on Arabic vocabulary with definitions, based on early Arabic sources

The work commences with an Arabic introduction

Scribe: Muḥammad Riz̤āʾ ibn Quṭb al-Dīn Ashkūz̲arī

Language(s): Persian & Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 194 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 251 × 194 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 27 Ṣafar 1060 AH; 1650 CE ; India

Record Sources

Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/28_f035r


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