ʿAbd al-Ras̲h̲īd b. ʿAbd al-G̲h̲afūr al-Ḥusaynī al-Madanī al-Tattawī
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, Persian lexicographer, born in Tatta, but a Sayyid by descent; died after 1069/1658. His principal work is a Persian dictionary, usually called Farhang-i Ras̲h̲īdī , or Ras̲h̲īdī Fārsī , the first critical dictionary, which was compiled in 1064/1683-4 and published in 1875 in the Bibliotheca Indica . Splieth revised the preface ( Muḳaddama ): Grammaticae persicae praecepta ac regulae (Halle 1846). ʿAbd al-Ras̲h̲īd dedicated an Arabic-Persian dictionary, Muntak̲h̲ab al-Lug̲h̲āt , or Ras̲h̲īdī ʿArabī (1046/1636-7), to S̲h̲āhd̲j̲ahān (editions: Calcutta 1808, 1816, 183…

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Houtsma, M.Th., “ʿAbd al-Ras̲h̲īd b. ʿAbd al-G̲h̲afūr al-Ḥusaynī al-Madanī al-Tattawī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 17 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_0123>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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