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ERIC Number: EJ1127327
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Aug
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
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ISSN: EISSN-2203-4714
The Word ("Qara'a") (Read) in the Holy Koran and Pre-Islamic Poetry
Al Deeky, Mahmoud
Advances in Language and Literary Studies, v7 n4 p124-131 Aug 2016
This research deals with the verb "qara'a" (read) and with what is derived from or built on in Qur'an and pre Islam poetry. The research stems from the assumption that this item (read) did not appear in pre-Islam Arabic in the meaning agreed upon regarding the concept of reading a written text, and what is stated in the Qur'an regarding the use of this item (the verb read) is the development of the connotation of a language item related to a common Semitic origin. The connotation is linked with religious text, in the first place, in Aramaic, Syriac and Hebrew; its impact extended to Arabic with the revelation of Qur'an . The researcher concludes that the meanings and connotations stated in Arabic dictionaries of this language item are late, which Arab linguists tried to arbitrarily gear them to suit the new developed connotations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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