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, pl. ad̲j̲zāʾ , (i) a “foot” in prosody [see ʿarūḍ ]. (ii) a division of the Ḳurʾān for purposes of recitation [see ḳurʾān ].

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“Ḏj̲uzʾ”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 12 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_DUM_1107>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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