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The term taʿlīq (or ʾilġāʾ) ‘hanging’, i.e. ‘abrogation, interruption, cancellation’, indicates the interruption of grammatical effect when a word is not used in a governable position although it is a governable word, as shown by the fact that it exhibits the normal case or mood distinction (Owens 1988:50–51). Cancellation of government is mostly connected with judgment verbs (ʾaf ʿāl al-qalb) such as ḥasiba ‘to consider, to reckon’; xāla ‘to believe, to imagine’, darā and ʿalima ‘to know’; raʾā ‘to see, to consider’, ḏ̣anna ‘to think, to believe’; ʿadda‘to consider; to regard’; zaʿam…

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Valeriy Rybalkin, “Taʿlīq”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 27 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_SIM_0129>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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