This is the fourth post in a series on types of Ajami. Read the initial introduction here and find all of the posts here.
In “interlinear” Ajami manuscripts, annotations in Ajami are systematically applied to the source Arabic text in order to explicate its grammatical structures and render accurate translations.1Continue reading “Systematic Interlinear Ajami Glosses (Type 3)”
- Here I use the notion of annotations as a cover term for “glosses” and “commentaries”. The distinction between the two in the context of West African Islamic manuscripts is discussed in Bondarev 2017: 121. [↩]