→ Jawāhir al-‘Uqood 2/574 [2nd Edition] | Alexandria, Egypt.
Ibn Mandhūr [d. 1311 CE] said, “Red (حمراء) [is a term used to describe] the Non-Arabs – for their white complexion. The Arabs would describe white non-Arabs, like the Romans/Persians, as having *red complexion [حمراء]. The term [أبيض] wasn’t used for complexion.” → Lisān al-Arab | Pg. 990 | Translated by: Abu Dawūd [Mustafa b. Saalih] al-Hushayshi… Read More Ibn Mandhūr [d. 1311 CE] said, “Red (حمراء) [is a term used to describe] the white complexion of the Non-Arabs. The Arabs would describe white non-Arabs, like the Romans/Persians, as having a *red complexion [حمراء]. The term [أبيض] is NOT used for complexion.”
Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī [d. 1505 CE] writing about the Berber grammarian Muḥammad ibn Dawūd as-Ṣinhaaji (author of ‘al-Ajrumiyyah’) – “Those who explained his primer on grammar, such as al-Makudi, al-Raʿi and others, have described its author as being an imam in Arabic grammar, blessed and righteous, and what attests to this is the acceptance his primer… Read More Muḥammad ibn Dawūd as-Ṣinhaaji [Ibn Ajarrum – author of “al-Ājrūmīyyah”] | By: Imam Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī
Ibn Ḥazm al-Andalusi – “Anyone who seeks knowledge of [Arabic] grammar and the language [in general] with the intention of implementing the Shariʿah, and to understand the Words of Allah ﷻ, and the words of His Prophet ﷺ, and [intends to] help others understand then for this person is a great reward and a lofty… Read More Ibn Ḥazm al-Andalusi [d. 1064 CE] – The Importance of Learning and Teaching Arabic