Arabised Terminology Issue in the Holy Quran from a Modern and Critical Perspective

BasmaOdeh Salman Al-Rawashdeh

Abstract


Arabised terms in the Quran have been the core subject for philologists, linguists and scholar's debates and argument throughout history.

This research is considered to be significant because it discusses a significant issue namely the argument of language scholars and philologists over certain terms that allegedly being foreign, while the Quran indicates that it has been revealed in the Arabic tongue. While using the principles of critical scientific researcher is determined to reveal the truth of the Quran, it is without a doubt is true andaccurate when God says “the Quran is revealed in the Arabic tongue”. Majority of the scholars and language philologists accepted this truthful logic. Others claimed the presence of foreign terms in the Quran. While the rest took a middle grounds. Researcher has been able to prove through several scientific methods and the strong evidence of well known scholars, dictionaries and the rules of borrowing among languages, that there is no foreign words especially- Ebla’i and Istebraq- in the Quran. Rather the Quran proves once again that is revealed in Arabic tongue, as well as researcher and every believer.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ijl.v6i4.6146

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