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Jawaliqi

JAWALIQI, ABU MANSUR MAUHUB UL-JAWALIQI (1073-1143), Arabian grammarian, was born at Bagdad, where he studied philology under Tibrlzl and became famous for his handwriting. In his later years he acted as imam to the caliph Moqtafi. His chief work is the Kitab ul-Mu'arrab, or " Explanation of Foreign Words used in Arabic."

The text was edited from an incomplete manuscript by E. Sachau (Leipzig, 1867). Many of the lacunae in this have been supplied from another manuscript by W. Spitta in the Journal of the German Oriental Society, xxxiii. 208 sqq. Another work, written as a supplement to the Durrat ul-Ghawwas of Hariri (q.v.), has been published as " Le Livre dcs locutions vicieuses," by H. Derenbourg in Morgenlandische Forschungen (Leipzig, 1875), pp. 107-166. (G. W. T.)

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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