Ibn Sikkit

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Abu Yusuf Yaqub, Ibn Sikkit ( 795/805 -857), an Iranian shi'ite grammarian, lexicographer, literary man and poet, born in Khuzestan – Iran. He was too silent, therefore was known as "Sikkit". Sikkit comes from "Sokut" which means: silence.
Ibn Sikkit was one of the greatest linguists. Many of famous Arab poets were his students. Besides all his works, he also collected the poems of Arab poets from the second to the third century. He was martyred by "Mutavakel; Abbasid caliph.

Works:
- antonyms
- vocabularies
Inversion & exchange, etc. -

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Translation of the encyclopedia of Islam

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