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An Essay entitled TAHKÍK AL IRÁB, ascertaining the
true pronunciation of the names of places, countries, cities, villages, rivers, and mountains; with short descriptions.
رساله تحقیق الاعراب اساء البلدان
! An Essay entitled TAHKÍK AL IRÁB, ascertaining the
true pronunciation of the names of places, countries, cities, villages, rivers, and mountains ; with short descriptions.
ÁTIL,'a river of the Dasht-i-Kibchák ;2* it rises among the mountains of Bulghár,' and flows into the Sea of Gílán.
* An extensive region lying northward of the Caspian Sea, and inhabited by a tribe of Eastern Turks or Tátárs, who, according to D'Herbelot, obtained the name of Cabgiak, Captchak, or Kiptchak, from their Prince Oghúz Khán, on the following occasion :- A woman far advanced in pregnancy, to avoid the horrors of a battle, in which her husband was killed,
Áchín,' (a name equivalent in rhyme or metre
Máchín,') is a well-known island in the Chinese Sea,' near to the equinoctial line.*
Ázápán,* † a village belonging to Isfahán. "
آچین * آزادان
This name in .آقسو
the Turkish language signifies “white water.”
concealed herself in a hollow tree, and there produced a son, whom Oghúz Khán named Cabgiak; which, says D'Herbelot, signifies in the Turkish language, “the bark of a tree.” This boy was adopted by the prince, and in process of time his descendants spread themselves over the great desert or plain that bears his name. (See the “ Bibliothèque Orientale” in Cabgiak.)
Mr. Hamilton, in his “ East India Gazetteer,” describes Acheen as a petty state or principality, with a town of the same name, situated in the north-western extremity of the island of Sumatra.
+ From Sir Wm. Ouseley's letter, quoted in the Preface, it appears that this village (Ázádán) gave a surname to the father of Mirzá Muhammed Sadik the author.
Here is inserted in the original manuscript), between “ ÁKSU” and ÁBKHAZ," the name
"ÁK KUINLAHI" (ali ya jl) which, without mention of any particular place, is described as the denomination bestowed on a Turkomán tribe, one of whose ancestors had two sons, and divided between