1st Edition

A Persian Sufi Poem
Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744)


Bo Utas

ISBN 9781138059153
Published March 21, 2019 by Routledge
276 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1978, treats methods of describing the total and special vocabularies of a given text and demonstrates a procedure of description of the vocabulary of the Sufi Mathnavi poem Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq, composed in the middle of the fourteenth century. The book gives a complete concordance, also indicating inflexional forms, and a complete frequency word-list of this New Persian text. The word-lists are followed by a statistical survey of the general vocabulary, the Arabic loan-words and the Sufi-religious terminology.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Concordance  3. Frequency Word-List  4. Statistical Survey of the General Vocabulary  5. The Arabic Loan-Word Vocabulary  6. The Sufi-Religious Vocabulary  7. Bibliography

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