Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add Ms 26582 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of A collection of linguistic notes

ff.1-10 Notes on Pashto grammar, including a summary of the contents of Rashīd al-bayān رشيد البيان by Mullā ʻAbd al-Rashīd, active in 1716 under 63 headings; ff.11-19 Specimens of Pashto literature; ff. 20-22 Extracts from various parts of Bayan VII of the Makhzan al-islām مخزن الاسلام by Darvezah, Ak̲h̲ūnd, 1533 or 1534-1638 or 1639 and other works; ff. 23-26 Pashto vocabulary, with transcriptions and occasional translations; ff. 27-28 A list of a few Pashto verbs, a paradigm of the verb ويل to speak, and the Pashto alphabet

Language(s): Pushto


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 146 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 34 × 21 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: Early 19th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on James Fuller Blumhardt and D.N MacKenzie : Catalogue of Pashto manuscripts in the British Isles, 1965.


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