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  • n. Plural form of perlection.

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Examples

  • I buried him and had perlections of the Koran made for him, and mourned for him days and nights: then I opened his shop and found that he had left in it few goods, while his debts were many.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So they laid him out and shrouded and buried him and held over him readings and perlections of the Koran, to the end of the customary forty days.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • [FN#219] i.e. a domed tomb where prayers and perlections of the

    Arabian nights. English

  • Now as I had reached the age of twenty years my parent departed to the ruth of Allah Almighty, bequeathing to me a thousand thousand dinars and fiefs and tenements and landed estates, so I let perform for him a sufficiency of mortuary-ceremonies after committing him to mother earth, and caused read twenty perlections of the Koran, and bestowed for him in alms a mighty matter.

    Arabian nights. English

  • We washed him and buried him to the ruth of his Lord, after which we built him a splendid monument and let pray for him prayers for the deliverance of his soul from the fire and held perlections of the

    Arabian nights. English

  • (perlections) of the Koran “Saylah” family gatherings and so forth.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Moreover, Ali prayed the Friday prayer for his father and had perlections of the Koran every day for the normal forty, during which time he abode in the house and went not forth, save to the place of prayer; and every Friday he visited his father’s tomb.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • a noble dome under which was sculptured a figure of Khudadad; and, when the news of its completion reached the King, he appointed a day for ceremonious mourning and perlections of the

    Arabian nights. English

  • FN#442] As for King Al-Aziz, he lived after this seven years and was removed to the mercy of Almighty Allah; when his son Al-Abbas bore him forth to burial as beseemeth kings and let make for him perlections and professional recitations of the

    Arabian nights. English

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