An Arabic-English Lexicon: ā-th

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Williams and Norgate, 1885 - Arabic language - 3064 pages
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Page 2471 - Northumberland etc. etc. and the bounty of the British Government : by Edward William Lane. In two books : the first containing all the classical words and significations commonly known to the learned among the Arabs; the second, those that are of rare occurrence and not commonly known. Book I. Part.
Page 2629 - Bay horses have black manes, which distinguish them from the sorrel, that have red or white manes. There are light bays, and gilded bays, which are somewhat of a yellowish colour. The chestnut bay is that which comes nearest to the colour of the chestnut.
Page 2534 - TA.) =ja» [A palace : a pavilion, or kind of building wholly or for the most part isolated, sometimes on the top of a larger building, ie, a belvedere, and tometimes projecting from a larger building, and generally consisting of one room if forming a part of a larger building...
Page 2484 - Muh. identifiziert es mit .Jilo und erklärt ее nur mit. Iv.j ^JLsvJ! t.^^! C,LA_S uflkJb KJÜ *j. Lane erklärt J f у ' ä iq k_ábl¿ (nach Qolius) „as a very white kind of sweet-meat , which consists of juice of grapes with an addition of other things cooked so, that it, becomes white and hard"; ganz anders dagegen bei Dozy (sv ,blls).
Page 2654 - ... is especially applied to the Esoterics (Batinites) who assert that the Qur'an has an outward and inward sense, the latter differing from the former and known to them. According to al-Farq bain al-Fir'aq, they denied the resurrection. Hibbert Lectures, p. 218.
Page 2624 - What is meant by this is, a man's buying a thing on credit for a certain period and when the period of payment comes and he does not...
Page 2567 - Thy favor, and we cast off and forsake him who disobeys Thee : O God, Thee we worship and to Thee we perform the divinely-appointed act of prayer, and prostrate ourselves ; and we are quick in working for Thee and in serving Thee; we hope for Thy mercy, and we dread Thy punishment; verily (or may) Thy punishment overtake the unbelievers.
Page 2618 - The blood of the believers shall be equally retaliated or expiated (ie, the noble shall have no advantage over the ignoble in the retaliation or expiation of blood) ; and if the least of them should give a promise of security to any people, the whole body of the Muslims shall be responsible for its fulfilment ; and they shall be one body, and a help to each other against all others.
Page 2668 - ... ignorant, and do too much, he turns the spathe, and mars it ; and if he do too little, many of the dates produced will be without stones; and if he do it not at all to the palm-tree, he will derive no advantage from the spadix thereof that year...
Page 2720 - From it (milk) became sour or acid biting the tongue, or, as made by the Arabs, fleshmeat cooked with pure milk that bites the tongue, until the fleshmeat is thoroughly done, and the milk has become thick, and sometimes they mix fresh milk with milk that has been collected in a skin, and in this case it is the best that can be. (Lane, Lexicon art. p. 2720). It is said to have been the favourite dish of Abu Hurayrah, the Traditionalist, and contemporary of the Prophet. For a eulogy on Madirah see...

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