Nasim Amrohvi

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Nasim Amrohvi or Naseem Amrohvi (1908–1987) Urdu:نسیم امروہوی, was an Urdu poet, philosopher, and lexicographer who was born as Syed Qaim Raza Taqvi on 24 August 1908 in Amroha, India.

He belonged to the Taqvi Syed family. His father was Syed Barjees Hussain Taqvi and his mother was Syeda Khatoon.

In 1950, he migrated to Pakistan after the independence in 1947, settling in Khairpur. He moved to Karachi in 1961 and eventually died there on 28 February 1987.


Nasim Amrohvi was a member of Urdu Lughat Board. Over several years, Nasim Amrohvi compiled an Urdu dictionary entitled Nasim-ul-Lughat. For each word Nasim-ul-Lughat provides not only its meaning, its usage, its related proverbs but also the verses containing it.


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