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I have heard about Rashi that he measured his words very meticulously and that consequently every word he chose to write in his commentary is important for understanding his view. There are even rabbis who's daily lectures in Yeshiva are called "Rashi Shiurim", because they are devoted to understanding every last bit of this great Rishon's written words.

Are other Rishonim's commentaries given similar treatment, or does Rashi stand alone in this regard? Are there any sources that discuss the exacting nature of the Rishonim (aside from Rashi), or is it tradition?

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Rambam, as per the Lubavitcher Rebbe's (MMS) sichos, –  Efraim Feb 7 at 4:33
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Regarding if the commentaries of other Rishonim are treated this way, in the sefer דרכי התלמוד by R' Yitzchok Kanpanton (קנפנטון), written in 1593, he writes that one must be exacting and careful with the words of the Ramban and understand that there are no extra words in it.

I have never seen this sefer, but the Machon Maarava Chiddushei HaRamban quotes it at length in the beginning of the first chelek. Here is the first line:

בחדושי הרמב"ן ז"ל צריך אתה לעיין בעיון דק היטב ולהשתדל להוציא ולצמצם כל לשונו בענין שלא ישאר בו דבר מיותר, אפילו אות אחת, כי כל דבריו הם במשקל במספר ובמידה

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