Abbreviations
(183 words)

A list of abbreviations most frequently used in this volume is given below. Abbreviations referring to manuscript collections are to be found tin the “General Bibliography and Sources” at the end of the volume.

(1) Arabic

b.

ibn

bt.

bint

K.

Kitāb

M.

Maṭbaʿ

Mk.

Maktaba

Q.

Qaṣīda

R.

Risāla

Sh.

Shaykh

.

Sīdī

Takh.

Takhmīs

w.

walad/wuld

(2) English, French, And Latin

abridgt.

abridgement

acc.

according to

anon.

anonymous

attrib.

attributed

B.

Battle of

c.

circa by (about)

cf.

confer by (compare)

cat.

catalogue

Ch.

Chapter

comm…

Cite this page
“Abbreviations”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_40000_5>
First published online: 2016



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