International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

The Foreign Vocabulary of the Glorious Qur’an
Rose Aljanada, AseelAlfaisal

When talking about foreign vocabulary of the Glorious Qur’an, different arguments took place and affected the line of researche on Qura’nic studies. Some scholars were against the idea that the Glorious Qur’an has foreign words. Other scholarsargued against that, claiming that the existence of foreign words in the Glorious Qur’an would reflect the richness of Arabic and the excellence of the Qur’an. In the middle of these two points of view, lies the convincing argument that both points of view are not wrong: those who claim that there are foreign words in the Glorious Qur’an are right because the origins of these words are Persian, Syriac, Ethiopic, or Hebrew etc. and those who reject this claim are also right because these words were adopted into Arabic and were Arabicized so they became integrated in the Arabic language.

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