ON SOME ISLAMIC TERMS IN THE MIDDLE MONGOLIAN
The main characteristics of Mongolian Language of the Middle Period is reflected on written monuments in Chinese, square script, and Arabic.
Interesting terms, phrases, grammar forms, and examples of phonetic evolution, which do not exist in the Mongolian language monuments written in Chinese and square script, are found in Mongolian Language monuments written in Arabic. Among them, there are Arabic terms of Islamic religion which entered into the Mongolian language of the time.
In this speech, we are going to study particular Arabic terms related to Islamic religion which are presented in ‘Mukaddimat al-Adab’ dictionary by Abul-Kasim Mahmud bin Omar al-Zamahshari, a famous scholar of Horesm in the 12th century.
Islamic terms, Middle Mongolian, ‘Mukaddimat al-Adab’, language