Linguistic Perspective of Shaykh Tusi Regarding Such a Phenomenon as Dialectical Differences in the Words of the Holy Text with an Emphasis on Al-Tebyan Exegesis

Hossein Baghalian

Abstract


Shaykh Tusi (death at 1068) is considered as one of the prominent Shiite interpreters. He wrote “Tafsir Al-Tebyan Fi Tafsir Al-Quran” in the fifth hegira century in literary-linguistic genre. The recognition of the language of the holy text and application of the various Arabic linguistic knowledge forms are the essence and substructure of Shaykh Tusi’s hermeneutics to the extent that he realizes it necessary to have perfect familiarity with the language of the holy text and semantic properties for achieving an intellectual interpretation of the holy Quran’s ĀYĀT. In the light of paying attention to the Arabic linguistics, he has paid attention and pointed to a linguistic phenomenon called the differences in reading the holy text’s lexicons and diversity of the Arabic dialects in the Holy Quran and has investigated and analyzed numerous examples of this phenomenon which is prevalent in Arabic language and is reflected in the holy text. In Al-Tebyan Interpretation, he has made efforts to explain and elaborate the different readings of the words in the holy text by the various readers and the diversity of the Quranic words’ articulation using intellectual reasoning and linguistic references and he has also added his own linguistic perspectives in some of the cases. The author of the present academic research article intended to criticize and investigate Shaykh Tusi’s linguistic viewpoints regarding the reasons for the existence of words’ articulation differences and diversity of their articulation within the realm of the holy text thereby to introduce and reveal his method in analyzing and finding the linguistic reasons for the aforesaid phenomenon.


Keywords


Arabic Language;Diverse Arabic Dialects;Arab Tribes; Al-Tebyan Interpretation;Linguistics

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