Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 399 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of ʻAjāʼib al-lughāt by Ilāhʹyār K̲h̲ān̲ ibn Ḥāfiẓ Raḥmat Khān

An Urdu-Pashto-Persian-Arabic dictionary preceded by a muqaddimah containing notes on Pashto grammar

Incipit: الحمد لله رب العالمين والصلوة على رسوله محمد واله واصحبه اجمعين بعد ستايش جناب كبرياي
Colophon: تمت بالخير والظفر بعون الملك الوهاب بتاريخ بست و سيوم شهر رجب سنه ۱۳۲۴ یکهزار دو صد سي و چهل هجریه مقدسه کتبه العبد المذنب اضعف العباد غلام حسین
Language(s): Pushto, Urdu, Persian, Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 274 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 27 × 16 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 1234 AH; 1819 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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