QUESTION (expressing emphatic as-
RAHAN = pledge ....
Rank (thine is with me such as thou
couldst wish = I esteem thee as
thou deserves!) ....
(conferred by a Sovereign's ad-
dressing a person with a title)
Rds al-Killaut = head of Killaut (a
son of the sons of the Jinn) .
Ridding the sea of its rubbish .
River (the, = Tigris-Euphrates) .
Robbing (to keep life and body to-
gether an acceptable plea) . -137
Riih = spirit, breath of life . . 67
= beoff! . . . .168
SA'ADAH worldly prosperity and
future happiness ....
Sabaka =. he outraced . . .
Sabiyah =: young lady . . .
Sabr = patience ; aloes (pun on) .
Safinah =. (Noah's) Ark . . .
Sahil (A1-) = the coast (Phoenicia) .
Sahm mush'ab = forked (not barbed)
Sa'idah = the auspicious (fern) .
Saki and Saki . ...
Sakin = quiescent (applied to a
closing wound) . . .
Sakiyah = water-wheel . . .
Sa'lab = fox . . .
Salihiyah = the Holy (name of a
Sallah = basket of wickerwork .
Salutation (from a rider to a man on
foot and from the latter to one
Saluting after prayer . . ;
Samn = clarified butter ...
Sanajik = banners, ensigns, &c. .
Sand (knowing from the = geomancy)
Sarawil = bag-trousers (plural or
Sardab = souterrain . . .
- - (tunnel) ....
Sari al-Sakati (Sufi ascetic) . .
Sawahili = shore-men . . ..
Sayih = wanderer (not " pilgrim ") .
Scoundrels (described with superior
glee) . .
Sea (striking out sparks) . . -
Seclusion (royal, and its conse-
quences) . . . . -
Secrets of workmanship (withheld
from Apprentices) . . .
Seeing sweetness of speech = finding
it out in converse ...
Sha'r == hair of the body, pile .
Shaving (process of) . . .
Shaykh (after the type of Abu Nowas)
- (for syndic of a Guild) . .
- - (al-Islam = chief of the
Shaykhah Rdjihah = the excellent
Religious ..... 347
Shiraj = sesame oi) . . .184
Shop (front-shelf of, a seat for visitors) 262
Shuja' al-Di'n (Pr. N.) = the Brave
of the Faith) 18
Shukkah =: piece of cloth . . 236
Sidillah = seats, furniture . . 190
Signs (language of). . . . 269
Silah = conjunctive sentence; coition 272
Sin (permitted that man might repent) 83
(thy shall be on thine own neck) 21 1
Singing (not haram = sinful, but
makruh = objectionable) . . 245
Si'rah zz minnow, sprat . . . 166
Skin (free from exudation sounds
louder under the clapping of the
(extreme delicacy of the female) 321
Slave-girl (free, not forward in her
address) ..... 268
(lewd and treacherous by birth) 280
(to be sent as a spy into the
Harims) ..... 292
Sneezing (etiquette of) . . . 220
Sons (brought as servants unto Kings) 43
" Soul " (for lover) .... 25
Spider-web frailest of houses
Spiritualism (the religion of the nine<
teenth century) .... 86
Spoon (Ar. Mi'lakah) . . .141
Steward (pendent to the parable of
the unjust) ..... 66
Style (intended to be worthy of a
statesman) ..... 42
Su'ban = dragon .... 277
Submission (Ar. Khafz al-Jinah =
lowering the wings) ... 74
Sufrah = cloth or leather upon which
food is placed . . . .141
Sunan (used for Rasm = usage, customs) 74
Suri'tu = I was possessed of a Jinn . 27
Suwan = Syenite .... 316
Suways (Suez) = little weevil, or
< little Sus" .... 10
Swevens (an they but prove true) . 284
TAAKHfR = acting with deliberation 328
Ta'alik = hanging lamps . 320
Tail (wagging of, a sign of anger with
felidse) _ - 72
A If Laylah wa Laylak.
Tdj Kisrawi = Chosroan crown . 319
Tajir Alfi = a merchant worth a
thousand (left indefinite) . . 313
Takhmfsh = tearing the face in grief 190
Taksfm = distribution, analysis . 77
Tanwi'n al-Izafah = the nunnation
in construction .... 272
Tarikah = musical mode, modula-
tion . . . -27
Taubah (Bi al-) = by means or on
account of penitence ... 83
Thongs (of the waterskins cut, prepa-
ratory to departure) . . . 302
Three hundred and three score rooms
= one for each day of the Mos-
lem year ... . .61
Three things (not to be praised before
Threshold (marble one in sign of
honour) ..... 238
Tibn ~ bruised straw . . . 106
Timbak (Tumbak) = stronger variety
of Tobacco) . . . .136
Time (distribution of ) . . 71
Title (used by a Sovereign in ad-
dressing a person confers the
rank) 1 19
Tobacco (its mention inserted by
some scribe) . . . .136
Too much for him (to come by law-
fully) 1 74
Torrens quoted . ... 278
Toutes putes ..... 298
Trafalgar Taraf al-Gharb (edge of
the West) 50
Translators (should be "bould") . 224
Treasure (resembling one from which
the talismans have been loosed) . 287
Trebutien quoted ... 33, 63
Tribe (the misfortune of one fortuneth
another) ..... 342
Truth (told so as to be more deceptive
than a lie) ..... 223
Tuning (peculiar fashion of Arab
musicians with regard to it) . . 27
Turbands (inclining from the head-
tops) . . . . . .221
Turkey (Future of ) . . . -94
Turks (forming the body-guard of the
Tuwuffiya =: he was received (into
the grace of God) , . . 54
UBULLAH (canal leading from Bas-
sorah to Ubullah-town) . , 31
Udm = " kitchen ". . . .213
Ukab al-Kasir = the breaker eagle . 69
TJkiyyah (pi. Awak) = ounce . . 216
Umm al-banat wa'1-banin = mother
of daughters and sons . . 175
Umm al-Su'ud (Pr. N.) = Mother of
Prosperities . . . . 173
'Ummal (pi. of 'Amil = governor) . 26
" Unbernfen " 1 80
'Unndbi = between dark yellow and
red (jujube-colour) . . . 143
'Urb = Arabs of pure race . . 293
Usul = forbears, ancestors . . 246
VEILING her honour = saving her
from being ravished . . . 330
" Vigilance Committees " (for abating
scandals) .... 98
Visit (confers a blessing in polite
parlance) . . . . .185
Visits (should not be over-frequent) . 273
WA = and (introducing a parenthetic
Walhan (A1-), no Pr. N. .
Wall 'ahd = heir presumptive
Wartah precipice, quagmire, etc. .
Wasit = middle -(town of Irak
Weal (I see naught but) .
Weeping (over dead friends) .
Wicket (small doorway at the side of
a gate) .....
Wife (contrast between vicious servile
and virtuous of noble birth)
Wird (Pers.) = pupil, disciple
Wittol (pictured with driest Arab
Women (to be respected by the King)
("great is their malice ") .
(a case of hard lines for
(their marrying a second
time reckoned disgraceful) .
(the sin lieth with them) .
(fail in wit and faith)
(practically only two ways
of treating them)
(delicacy of their skin)
Womankind (seven ages of) . . '75
Word (the creative " Kun ") . . 78
YA ABATI = O dear father mine ! . 88
ahmak = O fool ! . . .271
bunayyf O dear my son ! . 79
fulan O certain person ! . 324
fulanah ~ O certain person! (fern.) 270
jahil = O ignorant ! . .52
maulaya = O my lord ! . . 228
Yastaghibimi =. they take advantage
of my absence .... 224
Yathrib (old name of AI-Medinah) . 177
Yes, Yes and No, No '.'rifles . . 250
ZAFFIJ ~ they conducted her (in the
sense of " they displayed her ") . 145
Zaurd (A1-) := the bow (name of
Zaynab and Zayd (generic names for
women and men) . . . 250
Zi'ah village, hamlet, farm . 2;
7,irt =r crepitus vcntris . . . 291
Ziyarah == visiting the Prophet
('s tomb) 178
Zukhruf glitter, tinsel ... 86
Zur ghibban tazid hubban = call
rarely that friendship last fairly . 273