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1.11 Lexicography: Panjābī-Persian
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In Volume 3: Lexicography; Grammar; Prosody, and Poetics; Rhetoric, Riddles, and Chronograms; Ornate Prose; Proverbs; Tales

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§ 174. Kās̲h̲ī-Rāj K’hatrī Lāhaurī.

Lug̲h̲āt i Panjābī (beg. Baʿd az s̲h̲ukr-gud̲h̲ārī i ḥaḍrat i Bārī aur madḥ i Nawwāb), a dictionary of Panjābī words (in the Gurmuk’hī character) with Hindī (Nāgarī character) and Persian equivalents, compiled in 1815 and dedicated to Lord Moira:1 Ivanow 1445 (early 19th cent.).

§ 175. Pandit Ajōd’hā Pars̲h̲ād, a taḥṣīldār, or sub-collector of revenue, in the parganah of Lahore, wrote his Tuḥfah i Panjāb with the help of Sirāj al-Dīn Lāhaurī at the request of Major George Macgregor, Deputy Commissioner of Lahore.

Tuḥfah i Panjāb (beg. Baʿd i adā-yi hazārān hazār s̲h̲ukr), a dictionary of Panjābī words with equivalents in Urdu and Persian, preceded by an Urdu preface and divided into six maqālahs ((1) simple nouns, (2) paradigms of verbs, (3) particles, (4) lists of technical words, (5) compound nouns, (6) description of agricultural work in the Panjāb): Ethé 2528, Ivanow Curzon 546.

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^ Back to text1. Governor General and Commander in Chief 1813–23, created Marquess of Hastings 1817.

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“1.11 Lexicography: Panjābī-Persian”, in: Storey Online, Charles Ambrose Storey. Consulted online on 25 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2021

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