Min Asrar Taarif Wa Tanker Fi surat Alimran – dirasatun Tahliliyah

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Bassam Emad Ashmar
Mohamed Abd-ElHamed El-Shrkawy, Assoc. Prof. Dr



This research is to assist in and contribute to understanding a topic of the Arabic grammar; definiteness and indefiniteness. It mentions in detail the concept of definiteness and indefiniteness in the Arabic language, stopping at their types, rules, and causes, through studying the sayings of grammarians and rhetoricians on this subject.The research starts by explaining the meaning of definiteness and indefiniteness, then mentions the types of each of them and demonstrates the different opinions of grammarians in the number of definite nouns and their categorization according to the strength of their definiteness, in addition to other grammar purposes.The research also highlights the causes for definiteness and indefiniteness, detailing each of the definiteness types and showing the instances where indefiniteness and ambiguity are preferable, while giving examples to demonstrate this from the Holy Quran, noble Prophetic Hadith, Arabic poetry, and what was circulated on the tongues of Arabs.The research then tries to do its best in detailing these arguments between grammarians and rhetoricians, explaining the meanings derived from such arguments by searching for and analyzing them in the Surahs of Ale Emran accordance with these intended objectives, and with the desire and effort to find satisfactory answers to the questions of the research, the descriptive method and the analytic method were adopted throughout this research; the descriptive method is to examine the meanings of the key terms and their semantics, while the analytic method is to analyze the texts and prove the strong relationship that connects the topics of linguistics with literature and rhetoric.

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Linguistic Studies