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Arabic language as the foundation of semitic languages

Yaacob, Solehah@Nik Najah Fadilah (2014) Arabic language as the foundation of semitic languages. Arabic World English Journal, 5 (3). pp. 278-290. ISSN 2229-9327

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There is a view that there was a hidden Greek transmission into Arabic linguistics and terminology which was subsequently borrowed by traditional Arab scholars who started to describe their own language scientifically. This has been rejected by some Muslim scholars who believe that the purity of Arabic linguistics, such as the theory of Arabic syntax, is totally free from any foreign influence. Thus, the purpose of the research is to discover the origin of the Arabic language before the dawn of Islam. The research focuses on the linguistic corpus development in order to give a balanced judgment.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2297/37855
Uncontrolled Keywords: Arabic linguistics, Arabic Language, Origin of Arabic and Semitic Languages
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
P Language and Literature > PJ Semitic > PJ6001 Arabic > PJ6073 Language
P Language and Literature > PJ Semitic > PJ6001 Arabic > PJ6073 Language > PJ6690 Ancient Arabic
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Arabic Language and Literature
Depositing User: Dr. Solehah Yaacob
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2014 02:32
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2014 07:16
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/37855

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