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Lexicography: Classical Arabic
(5,350 words)

1. Range and importance

Within Classical Arabic literature, lexicographical writings form an extensive and multifaceted branch, having produced remarkable results in the period from the late 2nd/8th century to the 12th/18th century and flourishing particularly …

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Tilman Seidensticker, “Lexicography: Classical Arabic”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_vol3_0191>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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