[UIGHUR & ISLAMIC YEARBOOK IN CHINA] Yilnâma lügeti [i.e., Annual dictionary]

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NIMET, NABLEZ (Prep. by).

Nüsmürler Nesriyati, Sincan [Xinjiang], 1993. (ISBN 7537120468).

Original wrappers. Cr. 8vo. (19 x 13 cm). Text in Uighur with Arabic script, with bilingual titles and some annotations in Chinese and Uighur, b/w ills. The book includes an invaluable dictionary at the end of the text in Uighur, Chinese (both Latin and Chinese letters). This dictionary includes the Chinese equivalents of the Islamic articles such as astronomical and astrological, historical, geographical, etc. terminology. An excellent copy.

The first and only edition, of this Islamic calendar of 1993, including astronomical events, feasts, religious holidays, storms, special days, geographical onomastics of the Islamic world, important events in Islamic history, important Islamic books, etc., in alphabetical order. The significance of the yearbook is that while dating the articles according to the Islamic world, it also determines the time according to the Chinese calendar.

As of April 2024, we couldn’t find any copies in OCLC and KVK.