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Object, Absolute
(2,954 words)

1. Definition

The absolute object (al-mafʿūl al-muṭlaq) is defined in the Arabic syntactic tradition as “an accusative noun phrase that takes the form of its maṣdar (nomina verbi or infinitives) or its subs…

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Moheiddin Ali Homeidi, “Object, Absolute”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 19 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_vol3_0239>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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