Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics

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The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online comprehensively covers all aspects of Arabic languages and linguistics. It is interdisciplinary in scope and represents different schools and approaches in order to be as objective and versatile as possible. The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online is cross-searchable and cross-referenced, and is equipped with a browsable index. All relevant fields in Arabic linguistics, both general and language specific are covered and the Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online includes topics from interdisciplinary fields, such as anthropology, psychology, sociology, philosophy, and computer science.

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see Theme/Rheme
Date: 2018-04-01


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Author(s): Soheir G. Mahfouz
Rhyme ( qāfiya) is the recurrence of one sound or a number of sounds in the final position of poetic lines. Such recurrence is intrinsic to the music of verse. It plays the part of a recurrent refrain that lulls the ears of the listener and leaves the listener in a state of expectancy. The listener enjoys the recurrence of the refrain at regular temporal intervals, after a set of syllables that is determined by an intricate system of meter ( wazn). Monorhyme characterizes Arabic poetry; that is to say, all lines have the same rhyme throughout the whole poem. Each line is composed of two hemistichs ( š…
Date: 2018-04-01

Rhyme Prose

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see Sajʿ
Date: 2018-04-01


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see Ruqʿa
Date: 2018-04-01