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bastami A, mohammadi R. Critique and analysis of the meaning of Al (Arabic: ال) in the translation of the first hundred verses of the Holy Quran (Case study translated by Mohammad Ali Rezaei Esfahani). QHTS 2021; 8 (15) :96-124
URL: http://qhts.modares.ac.ir/article-10-45097-en.html
1- Ph.D Student, Semnan Univarsity, Semnan, Iran. , mramirbastami1990@gmail.com
2- Assistant Professor of Holy Quran University and Sciences and Head of Shahroud Faculty of Quranic Sciences, Shahroud, Iran.
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Among the cases that have been paid less attention in translating the verses of the Holy Quran, is “Al" (arabic: ال) as definite article and this issue causes damage in translation. In general, names with “AL” (disambiguation) are considered as specific nouns and that has many types. but the important point is the difference betweenḏihniyy Al” (Arabic: ذهنی ( in syntax and rhetoric, this type of Al has different meanings in Rhetoric and Syntax. Previous scientists have not explained this difference. This article deals with the semantics of AL in the scope of the first hundred verses of the Holy Quran translated by Mohammad Ali Rezaei Esfahani through a descriptive-analytical method and through this seeks to analyze the meanings of AL and the article showes the ways of displaying them in the translation. The translator method has been extracted in translating different types of AL, and some of the translations provided need further consideration. The results of the research indicate that in the translation of the present tense, only by translating the Pronoun and interjection (Arabic: حرف نداء ) which is next to the noun, The meaning of "Al" can be stated  As in Arabic, we understand the existence of these meanings from the same signs, and the translator follows the same path and does not explain further. One of the functions of al- is to render the noun onto which it is prefixed a class noun (Arabic: اِسْم جِنس, ) ,for this type and ḏihniyy Al”  there are no special signs to distinguish it and also for translating And for the translation of " ḏikriyy AL"(Arabic:ذکری (, translater added the word "this" and suggested "those" to indicate Mousoul Al (Arabic:( موصول and for the class noun "jins Al" and " ḏihniyy Al”  there are no specific signs to distinguish it
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Article Type: مقالات علمی پژوهشی | Subject: Arts and Humanities (General)
Received: 2020/08/11 | Accepted: 2021/03/10 | Published: 2021/05/31

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