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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On Knowledge Of The Unique On all other days he devoted himself uncompromisingly to the preparation of his Lexicon. 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 Arabic-English Lexicon on the work desk and refer to it with ease.

As it originally appeared and was later reproduced, the Lexicon consisted of eight large, cumbersome volumes, which made it difficult to use.

The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 1. Since the Muslim scholars there were reluctant to lend manuscripts to Lane, the acquisition of materials was commissioned to Ibrahim Al-Dasuqi —a graduate of Azhar and a teacher in Boulaq.

Notify me when available. In total, lexicographic sources are cited in the work. 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.

His early training had led him to regard Sunday as a day to be set apart for the things of religion, and his long sojourn in the East had in no -rise weakened this feeling. This page was last edited on 8 Julyat The lexicon was designed to consist of two “Books” or Divisions: In total, the First Division comprises 3, pages.


Lane also read widely in order to provide examples for the entries. In his presence a profane or impure speech was an impossibility: Related The Pure Intention: Instead, Lane joined his brother Richard in London, studying engraving with him. Lane set to work at once, making his third voyage to Cairo to collect materials in the same year. 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.

Homepage Catalogue Arabic-English Lexicon. Your email address will not be published. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Lane translates these definitions into English, and he carefully notes which dictionaries are giving which definitions. On Sundays he never allowed himself, however much pressed for time, to continue his week-day work; nor did he like Sunday visitors. No products To be determined Shipping.

A total of 2, pages were proofread by Lane himself. It was published in eight volumes during the second half of the 19th century. 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.

Arabic-English Lexicon by Edward William Lane

By buying this product you can collect up to loyalty points. 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.


Retrieved from ” https: General Titles on Islam. In Egypt he had frequently attended the prayers at the Mosques and there comported himself in all outward appearance as a Muslim: But Lane does not use his own knowledge of Arabic to give definitions to lwxicon words.

For the sake of his health and of a new career, he set sail to Egypt. He was a Christian Gentleman, of a fashion of life that is passing away. At the same time Lane began his study of Arabic on his own. Quotes from inside the book:.

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

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

Nothing has come out of the wrabic Second Division. Set of two volumes. However, his health soon deteriorated. His high and pure soul shone in his countenance, in his Manner, in his every word. Atabic the work has never been completed. Thus the work is, in point of authoritativeness, as sufficient for the student as if he possessed all raabic original manuscripts from which it is compiled. This work is the product of over thirty years of unrelenting labour.

The most scholarly dictionary of the Arabic language available.

Set of two volumes. Quotes engglish inside the book: After his father’s death inLane was sent to grammar school at Bath and then Hereford, where he showed a talent for mathematics.