Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 8165 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Muntakhab al-Lughāt-i Shāhjahānī by ʻAbd al-Rashīd ibn ʻAbd al-Ghafūr Tattavī, active 1653

A dictionary of Arabic words in common use explained in Persian

Language(s): Persian 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.85.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 309 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 25.9 × 16.7 cm.


Origin: 17th-18th 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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