Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics

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The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online comprehensively covers all aspects of Arabic languages and linguistics. It is interdisciplinary in scope and represents different schools and approaches in order to be as objective and versatile as possible. The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online is cross-searchable and cross-referenced, and is equipped with a browsable index. All relevant fields in Arabic linguistics, both general and language specific are covered and the Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online includes topics from interdisciplinary fields, such as anthropology, psychology, sociology, philosophy, and computer science.

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Author(s): Daniela Rodica Firanescu
The traditional opinions of Arabic scholars about exclamation ( taʿajjub) in Classical Arabic are found in various discourses, not only in that of the grammarians, in fragments inserted in works belonging to grammar ( naḥw), rhetoric ( balāġa), foundations of grammar ( ʾuṣūl an-naḥw), scholastic theology ( kalām), Qurʾānic exegesis ( tafsīr), etc. We find in fact two ways of speaking about exclamation in the Arabic sciences of the language: i.the first in a limited acceptance of this concept, referring to an evaluative act, i.e. not only an act of admiration, but in general, that of …
Date: 2018-04-01


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Date: 2018-04-01