Arabic 19th-20th century: Transcription

Exercise 1

Mosul, Dominican Friars of Mosul, DFM 572, p. 1, 19th century (?)


Gospel Lectionary in the rhymed prose rendition of ˤAbdišoʕ of Nisibis, Luke 1:1-7

NB: The transcription below is as close to the manuscript as possible, given some limitations of digital typography. Vowels are indicated as in the manuscript, as are hamzas, etc. (see remarks below). The dividers at the end of each rhyme (on this page all -á), written in the manuscript as a rubricated circle open on the left, are indicated below with the line |.