Francis Johnson (linguist)
Francis Johnson (c. 1795/96 – 29 January 1876) was a British linguist who taught Sanskrit, Telugu and Bengali at the East India Company College between 1824 and 1855. He compiled a comprehensive Persian, Arabic, and English dictionary, which he published in 1852.
He also published
- Johnson, Francis. Hitopadesa. The Sanskrit Text of the First Book, or Mitra-Labha; with a Grammatical Analysis, Alphabetically Arranged. Prepared for the Use of the East-India College, by Francis Johnson, Professor. London: James Madden and Co. Successors to Parbury and Co., 8 Leadenhall Street, 1840.
- Download Johnson's Persian, Arabic, and English Dictionary
- Francis Johnson (2012). Encyclopedic Dictionary of Persian, Arabic, and English. Commonwealth. ISBN 978-81-7169-086-2.
- Cecil Bendall, "Johnson, Francis (1795/6–1876)", rev. Parvin Loloi, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, accessed 28 September 2016
- Bibliography for William Carey, D. D. (1761-1834) See notes accessed 9 Oct 2007
- Stephen, Sir Leslie (1892). Dictionary of National Biography. Macmillan. p. 11. Retrieved 28 September 2016.
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