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The term jazāʾ ‘requital’ is the most common term used by early medieval Arab grammarians in connection with conditionality. It can be interpreted as involvement of a condition. The conditional particles (ḥurūf al-jazāʾ) are those that trigger a conditional relation (mā yujāzā bihi). In addition to terminological differences in describing …

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Kinga Dévényi, “Jazāʾ”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 28 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_vol2_0062>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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