ʿAbd al-Ḳādir Dihlawī
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, Indian theologian, the third son of S̲h̲āh Walī Allāh Dihlawī [q.v.], born at Dilhi (Dehlī) in 1167/1753-4. He is chiefly remembered for his Urdu translation of the Ḳurʿān, accompanied by explanatory notes. Its title Mūḍiḥ-i Ḳurʾān ("Interpretation of the Ḳurʾan") is the chronogram for 1205/1790-1, the date of the completion of the work. It was published at Houghly in 1245/1829; other editions, Lucknow 1263/1847 and Bombay 1270/1853-4. Since then, it has been repeatedly lithographed interlineally along with the Arabic text. It is g…

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Inayatullah, Sh., “ʿAbd al-Ḳādir Dihlawī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 18 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_0094>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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