Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4511 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Ghunchah-i Roh by Qandahārī Hotakī, Nūr Muḥammad

A Pashto grammar written in Persian

Incipit: چمن چمن کلهای حمد و ثنا که مرغان سدره نشین از تماشای آب و رنک بهار پرورش برنک کل مست در شور و فغان آیند
Colophon: چون در تاریخ پانزدهم محرم الحرام سنۀ یکهزار ودو صد و هشتاد بود از تسوید تحفۀ قندهار شروع تسوید این رساله شده بود بتاریخ بیست و پنجم صفر المظفر سنۀ مذکوره حسن اختتام یافت
Language(s): Persian and Pashto


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 166 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 20 × 13 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 1280 AH; 1863 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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