villages or towns) might be found as an occasional name of Alti-shahr (Six towns). See T.R. s.n. Alti-shahr.
1 k'tshl, person, here manifestly fighting men.
2 Elph. MS. f. ?b ; First W.-i-B. I.O. 215 f. 4b ; Second W.-i-B. I.O. 217 f. 4 ; Hems. p. 6 ; Ilminsky p. 7 ; Minn. i. 10.
The rulers whose affairs are chronichd_at length in the Farghana Section of the B.N, are, (I) of Timiind Turks, (always styled Mirza). (a) the three Miran-shahi brothers, Ahmad, Mahmud and 'Umar Shaikh with their successors, Bai-sunghar, 'AH and Babur ; ('-) the Bai-qara, llusain of Harat : (II) of Chlnglz Khanids, (always styled Khan.) (a) the two Chaghatai Mughiil brothers, Mahmud and Ahmad ; (b) the Shaibauid Auzbeg, Muhammad Shaibhii (Shah-i-bakht or Shaibaq or Shah! Beg).
In electing to use the name Shaibani, I follow not only the Ilai. Codex but also Shaibani's Boswell, Muhammad Salih Mirza. The Elph. MS. frequently uses Shaibaq but its authority down to f. i<)3 (Uai. MS. f. 2436) is not so great as it is after that folio, because not till f. 1 98 is it a direct copy of Babur's own. It may be more correct to write " the Shaibani Khan " and perhaps even " the Shaibani."
3 bi murdd, so translated because retirement was caused once by the overruling of Khwaja 'Ubaidu'1-lah Akrar'i. (T.R. p. 1 13.)
* Once the Mirza did not wish Yunas to winter in Akhsi ; once did not expect him to yield to the demand of his Mughuls to be led out of the cultivated country (wililyat). His own misconduct included his attack in Yunas on account of Akhsi and much falling-out with kinsmen. (T.R. s.nn.)