Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 12142 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Kāfiyah fī ʻilm al-ʻarabīyah by Ibn al-Ḥājib, ʻUthmān ibn ʻUmar, 1175-1249
Incipit: الكلمة لفظ وضع لمعنى مفرد وهى اسم وفعل ... وحرف لانها اما ان تدل على معنى فى نفسها او لا
Colophon: كان الفراغ من رقم هذا يوم السبت 7 شهر ذي الحجه سنه 1035

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 85 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 20 × 14 cm.
Dimensions (written): 15.5 × 11 cm.



Bold partly vocalised naskhi hand


Origin: 1035 AH; 1626 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Marsden

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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