The Knowledge of Linguistics and Its Usages in Quranic Studies PDF Print E-mail

The Knowledge of Linguistics and Its Usages in Quranic Studies

Ali Ma’moori

Abstract

Linguistics is a relatively new knowledge from which gradually appeared independent branches and rapidly developed and found many applications in various human sciences.

Linguistics and its branches has various applications in Quranic studies fields including: the branch of phonetics in vocalization, the branch of pragmatics in ambiguous verses, the branch of historical linguistics in rhetorics, the branch of etymology in the expressions present in Quran and the branch of semantics in thematic interpretation. In this article I’m attempting to briefly introduce linguistics and its branches and its most important applications in Quranic studies.

Key expressions: language, linguistics, semantics, etymology, Quran.

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