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A

CONCISE DICTIONARY

OF THE

PERSIAN LANGUAGE.

BY

E. H. PALMER, M.A.,

OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW,

LORD ALMONER'S READER AND PROFESSOR OF ARABIC,

AND FELLOW OF ST JOHN'S COLLEGE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

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TRÜBNER & CO., 57 AND 59, LUDGATE HILL.

1876.

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PREFACE.

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THIS Dictionary is chiefly intended for the of travellers and others in Persia, and will be found to contain all the words in use in colloquial Persian.

With a view to making it available for beginners in the language, and especially for Candidates for the Indian Civil Service, all the words in the Gulistán and most of those occurring in other prescribed text-books have also been included. The principal works of which I have made use in the compilation are Johnson's Persian Dictionary, Nicolas' Dialogues Persans-Français, and the small Persian-French Vocabulary of Bergè.

E. H. PALMER.

ST JOHN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE,

June 30, 1876.

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