By Sabiha Aydelott
Bargains new perspectives at the contrasts among Arabic and English and on modern theoretical and utilized linguistics
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Large parts of the text are couched in plain historical narrative, concentrating on the presentation of stories and events and making little or no commentary outside the narrative itself. The Quran, however, does not proceed chronologically. Its 114 suras or chapters are not presented in historical order, either in terms of the stories they contain or in terms of their revelation. Rather, with the exception of the short opening sura, they are presented roughly in descending order of length, an order that seems to be nearly completely arbitrary with regard to content.
It binds the subject small pro in its major syntactic structure. But the noun /rabbu/ is a topic NP, rather than a focused NP in this embedded CP. This assumption is built on two premises: (1) this NP does not function as an operator in relation to the embedded IP it heads; and (2) it displays a different syntactic behavior from that characterizing focused NPs. Concentrating on the distinct syntactic behavior of the topic NP, we notice that it displays a flexibility of the movement that is not available to the focused NP.
As mentioned above, Moses is the main character in the Quran. This is so for a simple reason: that he serves as a model, indeed, apparently the main model, for the Prophet Muhammad. 10 Furthermore, translations of the Quran often fail to recognize this Biblical framework sufficiently. In order to render it transparent, translations of key terms in the Quran and early Islamic history should reflect the Biblical connections that the original terms were based on or meant to bring out. " Pickthall and others leave Arabic "Allah" untranslated.