Arabised Terms in the Holy Quran Facts or Fiction: History and Criticism

Basma Odeh Salman Al-Rawashdeh


Nowadays, to tackle a subject fifteen hundred years old is not an easy task. Especially people are looking for
simple and interesting issues. However, when it comes to faith, even if its vocabulary hard to understood, its
subject must be interesting and attractive one. Thus, current study discusses an important issue that is, the
alleged presence of foreign words in the Quran, while Quran declares the opposite of that.
This issue has kept philologists and scholars from so long until today discussing, debating and arguing its core
Some supported the Quran point of view; other opposed while assuring the presence of foreign words in the
Quran, while the third group takes the middle road between the two extremes.
Relying on numerous and trust worthy publications such as author Ibn Faris and other evidence, present author
could prove that the Quran is entirely free from foreign terms.

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