Pragmatic Losses of Qur’an Translation: A Linguistic Approach

Amir El-Said Ebrahim Al-Azab, Othman Abdulaziz Al-Misned


This paper seeks to highlight the phenomenon of pragmatic losses in the translation of the meanings of the Qur’an from a linguistic point of view. It focuses on pragmatics. Hence, it tackles loss of genre, texture, culture-specific terms, word order, syntactic conflict, ellipsis, gender and tense. This is a link between pragmatics and translation.

Full Text:



English Language and Literature Studies   ISSN 1925-4768 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4776 (Online)

Copyright © Canadian Center of Science and Education

To make sure that you can receive messages from us, please add the '' domain to your e-mail 'safe list'. If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox', check your 'bulk mail' or 'junk mail' folders.