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- proper noun A male
given nameof Arabic origin.
- proper noun Islam An
honorific title borneby male descendantsof the prophet Muhammad.
- proper noun In Arabic it is also a form of address of a
male dignitary, with the feminine form being سيدة.
- proper noun Arabic equivalent of English
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But Al-Sayyid is very real, and Talking Hands will take you there.
Note 1: To varying degrees, Indian, European, machine-made, and handcrafted commodities were involved in Sayyid Muhin Shah's commercial experiments.
However, Wade continued to communicate with Kabul through the Peshin Sayyid's conveyance of information, gifts, and other resources (see later). back
The Peshin Sayyid surely benefited from the repeated infusions of colonial capital into his resource base.
Wade also accused the Peshin Sayyid of a form of abuse of privilege.
It is unclear whether the Peshin Sayyid traveled overland or by ship to Bombay from where he accompanied the goods to Karachi or one of the smaller ports in Sind, then overland to Bela, Kelat, Qandahar, Kabul, and Bukhara.
The Peshin Sayyid's first British-sponsored trading excursion from South to Central Asia, summarized in Table 2.1, was initiated approximately eight months after he deposited Conolly and Sayyid Karamat Ali in Delhi.
466 As a rule (much disputed) the Sayyid is a descendant from Mohammed through his grandchild Hasan, and is a man of the pen; whereas the Sharif derives from Husayn and is a man of the sword.
13Despite incomplete documentation, the Peshin Sayyid's first trial carriage of British Indian goods from South to Central Asia was received as a resounding success.
14The British underwrote and oversaw at least two additional commercial experiments conducted by the Peshin Sayyid to whom Connolly owed his life.