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  • KATĀYUN

    Mahnaz Moazami

    a mythological figure in the Šāh-nāma and in the Bundahišn. In the Šāh-nāma, Katāyun is the daughter of the emperor of Rum who marries Goštāsp while he is in exile.

  • KĀTEB

    Cross-Reference

    "secretary, scribe." See DABIR.

  • ḴAṬIB

    Cross-Reference

    See ḴOTBA, EMĀM-E JOMʿA.

  • ḴAṬIB ROSTAM DEDE

    Osman G. Özgüdenli

    Ottoman Sufi, writer, and poet, author of the Wasila al-maqāṣed elā aḥsan al-marāṣed, a Persian-Turkish dictionary.

  • KATIBA

    Cross-Reference

    "inscription." See CALLIGRAPHY.

  • KAṮĪR DYNASTY

    Cross-Reference

    See ĀL-E KAṮĪR.

  • KATIRĀ

    Cross-reference

    See TRAGACANTH (pending).

  • ḴATM AL-ḠARĀʾEB

    Anna Livia Beelaert

    the only maṯnawi written by the poet Ḵāqāni Šervāni; its final version dates from 552/1157. 

  • ḴAṬMI

    Ahmad Aryavand and Bahram Grami

    (or ḵeṭmi), “marshmallow,” Althaea officinalis L. of the family Malvaceae (the mallow family), an important pharmaceutical plant.

  • ḴATNA

    Cross-reference

    See CIRCUMCISION.