Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add MS 18103 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

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1 copy of Turkī mīzān by Mīr Sayyid Ḥusayn

A Chaghatay Turkish – Persian glossary

Composed for Muḥammad Akbar, son of Aurangzeb, Emperor of Hindustan, 1618-1707

Language(s): Persian and Chaghatay Turkish


For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 37.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 86 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 20 × 14 cm.


Origin: 12th or 13th century AH ; India

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998 and G.M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. Oxford, 1968


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