Francis Joseph Steingass
Francis Joseph Steingass (March 16, 1825, Frankfurt am Main – January 1903) was a Britishlinguist and orientalist of German Jewish descent.
Steingass completed his education, including a Ph.D., in Munich, Germany. Later, he was professor of Modern Languages at Birmingham, Professor of Modern Languages and Resident Lecturer on Arabic Languages, Literature & Law at the Oriental Institute, Woking.
He knew 14 languages, including Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit. He published a number of Persian-English, Arabic-English and English-Arabic dictionaries.[1]
^ Author's biography sketch in the reprint of his Comprehensive Persian-English Dictionary (ISBN 81-215-0711-1)
External links
University of Chicago - Digital Dictionaries of South Asia: Steingass, Francis Joseph. A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, including the Arabic words and phrases to be met with in Persian literature. London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1892.

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