Īd̲j̲ār, Id̲j̲āra
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, derived from ad̲j̲r (remuneration), synonymous terms meaning a contract to hire. There are also used, but less frequently, the terms istiʾd̲j̲ār and kirāʾ . The hirer is called, in the hire of things, muʾd̲j̲ir or ād̲j̲ir or mukārī ; in the hire of services, ad̲j̲īr ; the person hiring is, in all cases, called mustaʾd̲j̲ir ; the thing or service hired, maʾd̲j̲ūr , or, rarely, muʾd̲j̲ar , mustaʾd̲j̲ar . The remuneration is uniformly called ud̲j̲ra or ad̲j̲r; if it is fixed in the contract, it is ad̲j̲r musamma n; if it has to be determined by the judge, ad̲j̲r al-mit̲h̲l .

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Tyan, E., “Īd̲j̲ār, Id̲j̲āra”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 13 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3482>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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