The lafz mukhtasar means brief, short.
The lafz has been used wonderfully in the song Tum Pukar Lo from the movie Khamoshi, when Hemant Kumar sings Gulzar saab’s poetry – “…mukhtasar si baat hai, tum se pyar hai” (it’s a short and simple thing really, I am in love with you).
Mukhtaṣar in Islamic law, refers to a concise handbook of legal treatises, characterized by neatness and clarity. Mukhtasars originated during the Abbasid caliphate and were created as a method to facilitate the quick training of lawyers without the repetitiveness of lengthy volumes, yet evolved into a mode of access into the fundamentals of Islamic law for the educated layperson.
The opposite of mukhtasar is taweel or tawalat, which means to prolong or to elaborate.
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