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Al-Khalel Ibn Ahmad Al-Farhedy

Occupation: Writter
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About Al-Khalel Ibn Ahmad Al-Farhedy
Abu ‘Abd ar-Raḥmān al-Khalīl ibn Aḥmad ibn ‘Amr ibn Tammām al-Farāhīdī al-Azdī al-Yaḥmadī , more commonly known as Al-Farahidi or simply Al-Khalīl, was one of the earliest Arab lexicographers and philologists. His best known contributions are Kitab al-'Ayn كت regarded as the first dictionary of the Arabic language,the current standard for Harakat (vowel marks in Arabic script), and the invention al-'arud (the study of Arabic prosody),musicology and metre. His study also formed the basis for prosody in the Persian, Turkish and Urdu languages as well.Al-Farahidi was considered the "shining star" of the Basran school of Arabic grammar and a legitimate polymath who was not only a scholar but a genuine man of original ideas.
Books of Al-Khalel Ibn Ahmad Al-Farhedy