Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 1091 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Lughat Akhtarī al-kabīr by Akhtarī, Muṣṭafá ibn Aḥmad,‏ ‎d. 1560 or 61‏
Incipit: الحمد لله الذى شرفنا بالنطق والبيان وفضلنا بالفصاحة والتبيان ... وبعد قال الفقير ... اختري بن ... شمس الدين القره حصاري مولدا الكوتاهيوي محتدا لما رايت رغبة العلماء في درك المعاني النقلية والعقلية الى معرفة اللغات العربية كثيرة واحتياجهم اليها شديدة ... اردت ان اجمع في هذه الكتاب كلمات عربية

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: fol. 281
Dimensions (leaf): 29.5 × 20 cm.
Dimensions (written): 20.5 × 12 cm.


Arabic - Turkish dictionary. Badly damaged brown leather binding (flap missing)



Clear Ottoman Naskh. Text rubricated.


Origin: 11th century AH; 17th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

in 20th century.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on Adam Gacek : Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1981".


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