Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 11042 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Sabab-i taqviyat al-taḥsīl va najāt-i taṣnī‘ al-vaqt by Muḥammad Karīm al-Bulghārī

A Turko-Arabic-Persian lexicon in 26 bābs containing a collection of words current among the Tajiks of Bukhārā and among the Kazakhs and Kirghiz which are not found in Kazan Turkish

It was written for students going from Kazan to Bukhārā

Language(s): Persian, Turkish and Arabic


For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.87.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 300 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 22.1 × 16.3 cm.


Origin: 19th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on G. M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian manuscripts 1895-1966. London, 1968, with additional enhancements.


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