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Ḥadīṯ, Language of
(10,751 words)



The ḥadīṯs constitute the vast corpus of individual reports which are traditionally believed to preserve details germane to all aspects of the life of the Prophet Muḥammad and his Companions. Given the spiritual as well as the temporal realm assumed by the faith …

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Mustafa A. Shah, “Ḥadīṯ, Language of”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 05 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_SIM_000003>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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