An Arabic-English Lexicon: Derived from the Best and the Most Copious This is the Text Version of Lane, An Arabic English Lexicon converted into text from. آ. ب. ت. ث. ج. ح. خ. د. ذ. ر. ز. س. ش. ص. ض. ط. ظ. ع. غ. ف. ق. ك. ل. م. ن. ه. و. ى. Resize=>. 8 vols · Download Arabic Font. Contents. Lexicon. (click on letters). Titles &. Edward William Lane’s Arabic-English Lexicon (Dictionary). Regarded as the best Arabic-English lexicon in the world, and now available FREE. Online in PDF .

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Arabic-English Lexicon by Edward William Lane

Retrieved from ” https: No one who came within the reach of his influence, however great the disagreement in opinion, could fail to be impressed with the earnestness of Lane’s conviction; and few talked with him without giving away better men than they came. By buying this product you can collect up to loyalty points. Set of two volumes. Hence it was a matter of great consequence to gather together any manuscripts that could be bought in Cairo” “he was fortunate enough to accumulate more than a dozen of the most renowned lexicons; and thus he was able to test the accuracy of the Taj-el-Aroos, and to add greatly to the perfection and authoritativeness of his own work.

Instead, Lane joined his brother Richard in London, studying engraving with him. Theopilus Lane, and grandnephew of Gainsborough on his mother’s side.

The Arabic Lexicon is by far the most scholarly and wholesome dictionary of the Arabic language available to date. It is a work of such unique greatness that, since its first appearance almost years ago, it has remained to this day supreme in the field of Arabic lexicography.

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Hence it was a matter of great consequence to gather together any manuscripts that could be bought in Cairo”. And whereas in the native writers method is unknown and meaning follows meaning in no settled sequence, Lane has succeeded in arranging each article in logical order, distinguishing between primary and secondary meanings, and making the various significations of each root a connected whole, instead of a chaotic of inexplicable contradictions.

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Last items in stock! On all other days he devoted himself uncompromisingly to the preparation of his Lexicon.

Arabic-English Lexicon (2 Volumes Set – E. W. LANE)

The most scholarly dictionary of the Arabic language available. If you are ordering this title outside of the UK, please contact us about shipping charges. The acquisition of materials, which took 13 years, [3] was left in the hands of Al-Dasuqi when Lane returned to England in In total, the First Division comprises 3, pages.

Now, for the first time, the Islamic Texts Society has, with no loss whatsoever of clarity or legibility, brought together the eight large volumes into two compact volumes; it is now possible to keep the Lexicon on the work desk and refer to it with ease.

Lane also read widely in order to provide examples for the entries. Views Read Edit View history. Lane set to work at once, making his third voyage to Cairo to collect materials in the same year.

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Arabic Letters Activity Book. Notify me when available. Quotes from inside the book:. Every Arabist has had good cause to bless him for his superhuman labour… It is certainly true to say that every work produced in this century relating in any way to Arabic studies has drawn heavily upon the Lexicon.


If you are interested in supporting the activities of the Islamic Texts Society, please visit the Support Us page. In total, lexicographic sources are cited in the work.

From an early breakfast to near midnight he was always at his desk, the long hours of work being broken only by a few minutes for meals- he allowed himself no more – and a scanty half-hour of exercise, spent in walking up and down a room or on the terrace on the roof. He visited Cambridge, but did not enrol in any of its colleges. Related The Pure Intention: Instead, the definitions are taken from older Arabic dictionaries, primarily medieval Arabic dictionaries. At the same time Lane began his study of Arabic on his own.

Thus the work is, in point of authoritativeness, as sufficient for the student as if he possessed all the original manuscripts from which it is compiled. In Egypt he had frequently attended the prayers at the Mosques and there comported himself in all outward appearance as a Muslim: For the sake of his health and lexixon a new career, he set sail to Egypt. As a registered charity, the Islamic Texts Society is dependent on the financial support of its readers and of all arabi who share its educational vision to achieve its aims and objectives.