Edward William Lane's Arabic-English Lexicon (Dictionary)

Regarded as the best Arabic-English lexicon in the world, and now available FREE

Online in PDF below or as TEXT zip file here (10MB file)

Including OCR, making the English word-searchable (NB: not 100% accurate)

Contents: All 8 volumes, each with its own folder, total 3162 pages. One large word-searchable file for each volume. Arrangement by root, exhaustive meanings including derivatives, comments on grammar, examples of usage in Al Quran/Koran & other sources.

If you cannot download it below, we can send it to any address worldwide for 5 (roughly $10 USD):

This DVD only works with new DVD drives, and it can be copied so please copy it for others if you can.

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Volume 1: single pages OR download complete file (mirror: Volume1)
(372.3MB, .zip, right click & save target as)

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Volume 2: single pages OR download complete file (mirror: Volume2)
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Volume 3: single pages OR download complete file (mirror: Volume3)
(413.4MB, .zip, right click & save target as)

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Volume 4: single pages OR download complete file (mirror: Volume4)
(461.3MB, .zip, right click & save target as)

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Volume 5: single pages OR download complete file (mirror: Volume5)
(467.8MB, .zip, right click & save target as)

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Volume 6: single pages OR download complete file (mirror: Volume6)
(244.6MB, .zip, right click & save target as)

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Volume 7: single pages OR download complete file (mirror: Volume7)
(236.2MB, .zip, right click & save target as)

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Volume 8: single pages OR download complete file (mirror: Volume8)
(246.7MB, .zip, right click & save target as)

Lane's Lexicon has been arranged for faster and easier lookup of roots below:
Project Root List online

 

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