Construct State
(2,661 words)

1. Definition

The construct state ( CS) is a syntactic phrase consisting of at least two members, mostly nouns that are in a genitive relation. T…

Cite this page
Elabbas Benmamoun, “Construct State”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 19 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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