Dekâiku'l-hakâik : manuscript, undated
Kemalpaşazade, 1468 or 1469-1534, creator
Bates, Oric, 1883-1918, former owner.HOLLIS ID
1 v. (107 leaves) ; 22 cm.Form/Genre
Persian language -- Synonyms and antonyms -- Early works to 1800 ; Persian language -- Dictionaries -- Turkish -- Early works to 1800 ; Persian language -- Vocabulary -- Early works to 1800 ; Persian language -- Study and teaching -- Turkey -- Early works to 1800
A work on subtleties of Persian vocabulary. Discusses nuances of and differences in meaning between homographs or near-homographs and words derived from similar stems. Pronunciations, etymologies, differences in usage discussed. Poems used as examples.
Title from f. 2r.
Table of contents on inner front cover and f. 1r.
Written in naskh script, in one column, 15 lines per page, in black rubricated in red. Notes in margins. Catchwords.
8.4 x 6.1 cm (5.4 x 3.6 cm).
Polished light-cream laid paper, boards covered with pale yellowish paper. Brown leather on edges and spine, envelope flap.
MS Turk 4. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
In Ottoman Turkish.