Al-ijma


Dictionary term

Definition of "Al-ijma"

Lit: Consensus. Tech: Consensus of the jurists (mujtahidwn) on a certain question in a certain age. It is of two broad types: (i) ijma‘ qauli, in which all the jurists give their opinion explicitly; and (ii) ijma sukuti, in which some express their opinion but others do not oppose it.


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