Francis Joseph Steingass

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Francis Joseph Steingass (March 16, 1825, Frankfurt am Main – January 1903) was a British linguist and orientalist of German Jewish descent. He completed his education, including the Ph.D., in Munich, Germany. Later he was professor of Modern Languages at Birmingham, Professor of Modern Languages and Resident Lecturer on Arabic Languages, Literature & Law at the Oriental Institute, Woking. He knew 14 languages, including Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit. He published a number of Persian-English, Arabic-English and English-Arabic dictionaries.[1]

Works[edit]

  • Francis Joseph Steingass (1884). The student's Arabic-English dictionary. W.H. Allen. p. 1242. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
  • Francis Joseph Steingass (1882). English-Arabic dictionary: for the use of both travellers and students. W.H. Allen. p. 466. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
  • Francis Joseph Steingass (1882). English-Arabic dictionary: for the use of both travellers and students. W.H. Allen. p. 466. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
  • Francis Joseph Steingass (1882). English-Arabic dictionary. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
  • Steingass, F.J. (1892). A Comprehensive Persian-English Dictionary, Including the Arabic words and phrases to be met with in literature. New Delhi, India: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi (published 2005). ISBN 81-7304-669-7. Retrieved 2017-10-26.
  • The Assemblies of Al-Ḥarîri. Translated from the Arabic with Notes Historical and Grammatical, trans. by Thomas Chenery and F. Steingass, Oriental Translation Fund, New Series, 3, 2 vols (London: Royal Asiatic Society, 1867-98), (vol. 2).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Author's biography sketch in the reprint of his Comprehensive Persian-English Dictionary (ISBN 81-215-0711-1)

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