Portuguese-Bengali Dictionary

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Alphabetically arranged. Followed by appendixes in Portuguese on (1) Muhammad and Islam; (2) attributes of God; (3) Sanskrit prayers of the Hindus; (4) Siva, Durga, Vishnu, Krishna, etc.; (5) the Fathers; (6) Hindu literature beginning with the Four Vedas, etc.; (7) some Sanskrit slokas with explanations; (8) signs of the zodiac.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

A selection of William Marsden's manuscript collection was transferred from King's College London to SOAS shortly after the School's foundation in 1916.

Conditions Governing Use

For permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance

Custodial History

Formerly part of the library of the Orientalist and linguist William Marsden (1754-1836), a portion of which he presented to King's College London in 1835.