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alphabet Arabic Arrival Assistance base beautiful body cause chief Contented cover death desire dignity distress drink Equal Excellent face favour fear Firm fixed follower fortune garment give gold guard hand Happy head heart High honour horse interj justice kind king learned letter light lord manner mark master mean ment mind month Nature ness night noble numbers pass past Persian Persian alphabet person play Praise prep present prop pure Separation side sincere stands thing tion traveller trouble turn weak whole writing بي خوش دار دل کردن
Page 88 - It does not occur in words of Persian origin. Its sound, among the Arabs, is that of th, in the English word thin ; but, the Persians and Indians give it the sound of s.
Page 364 - A kind of verse, in which the meaning of the first verse of each stanza is completed in the last. IT qat'a or r/ut'a, A division, plot, parcel, or portion of land, segment, portion ¡ cut, shape. А. и. ^jiJa
Page 90 - A young woman who has consnmated her marriage, f cernina cujus periit virginitas. — jîm or fim-i-ta*i, the fifth letter of the Arabic and the sixth of the Persian alphabet, has the sound of j in the English word judge.
Page 338 - J fd. F. The twentieth letter of the Arabic, and twenty-third of the Persian alphabet. A.
Page 95 - The orthographical character jazm ( ° ) which is placed over a letter to show that it is quiescent or has no vowel following it. A/STJ Ы-1-jaim, With decision, in earnest. A. .j».
Page 330 - JL-c ^e. the nineteenth letter of the Arabic and twentysecond of the Persian alphabet, has no corresponding character in Sanskrit. It is one of the guttural letters ; its sound being like that of the Northumberland r, or like ag uttered with compression deeply in the throat : and, it has the same relation to i^/ that ~ has to ti/.
Page 122 - It has no corresponding sound in the English language, but is expressed by the Scottish pronunciation of gh in the word right. It seems to have the power of the Greek %• In numeration by the letters of the Arabic alphabet, it stands for 600. And in» astronomy, it denotes the planet Mars.
Page 31 - Adding, joining, annexation ; increase, augmentation, increment ; surplus, excess ; stipend, scholarship ; (in gram.) construction of one noun with ' another, the relation of the genitive case or the addition of an adjective, expressed by joining Kasrah to the governing noun. aj*W izáfi, ConstructiTe, relatiTe. A £W^ ig s
Page 108 - ... the sixth letter of the Arabic alphabet, does not occur in Persian, nor is there in Sanskrit any letter corresponding to it. It is one of the six guttural letters; its sound being an aspiration much stronger, and formed deeper in the throat than that of s . In reckoning by , abjad it stands for eight : and, in astronomical tables, it denotes the sign, Sagittarius.