Pragmatic Losses of Qur’an Translation: A Linguistic Approach

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

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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.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ells.v2n3p42

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