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Abū ʿAlī al-Fārisī
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Abū ʿAlī al-Fārisī, al-Ḥasan b. Aḥmad b. ʿAbd al-Ghaffār (288–377/901–987), was a Persian grammarian (naḥwī), lexicographer (lughawī) and Qurʾān reader (muqriʾ). He was born in Fasā, in the province of Fārs, and for that reason was called al-Fasawī or al-Fārisī (al-Zubaydī, 120; al-Tanūkhī, 4/43). His father was Persian and his mother Arab. She came from the tribe of Sadūs b. Shaybān (a branch…

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Fatehi-nezhad, Enayatollah and Translated by Simin Rahimi, “Abū ʿAlī al-Fārisī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0039>
First published online: 2015

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