Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 12015 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Gharā’ib al-Lughāt by Ārzū, Sirāj al-Dīn ʻAlī Khān, approximately 1689-1756

A corrected version of ‘Abd al-Vāsi‘ Hānsavī’s عبد الواصع هانسوی glossary of Hindi words explained in Persian, Arabic, and Turkish

Language(s): Hindi, Persian, Arabic, Turkish


For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.88.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 130 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 25.9 × 16.3 cm.


Origin: 1224 AH

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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