More info at: Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi – Wikipedia
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Abu ‘Abd ar-Raḥmān al-Khalīl ibn Aḥmad ibn ‘Amr ibn Tammām al-Farāhīdī al-Azdī al-Yaḥmadī
Genius of Arabic Language (ʻAbqarī al-lughah)
718 AD, Oman
791 AD, Basra, Iraq
Islamic Golden Age
Kitab al-‘Ayn, Kitab Alarod, Kitab Ma’aani Alhuruf, Kitab al-Mu’amma
- Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi – Wikipedia
Born in 718 to Azdi parents of modest means, al-Farahidi was from southern Arabia (modern day Oman) and later moved to Basra, Iraq.
- al-Khalil ibn Ahmad | Arab philologist | Britannica.com
Al-Khalīl ibn Aḥmad, in full Abū ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Khalīl ibn Aḥmad al-Farāhīdī al-Azdī (born c. 718, Oman—died c. 791, Basra, Iraq), Arab philologist who compiled the first Arabic dictionary and is credited with the formulation of the rules of Arabic prosody.
- Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi | Muslim Heritage
In the year 248 AH (862-3 CE), a bookseller arrived in Basra from the province of Khurasan in North-east Persia, bringing with him a dictionary of the Arabic language in forty-eight parts or copy-books.
- الخليل بن أحمد الفراهيدي Khalil ibn Ahmad – Ibrahim Othman – Learn …
Abu ‘Abd ar-Rahmān al-Khalīl ibn Ahmad ibn ‘Amr ibn Tammam al-Farāhīdī al-Azdi al-Yahmadi (Arabic: أبو عبد الرحمن الخليل بن أحمد الفراهيدي; 718 – 786 CE), more commonly known as Al-Farahidi or simply Al-Khalīl, was one of the earliest Arab lexicographers and philologists.