By Arthur Jeffery
Republication of Arthur Jefferys vital research, The international Vocabulary of the Qurn, deals a brand new new release of students and scholars entry to this foundational textual content. prepared in Arabic alphabetical order, Jefferys compendium of philological scholarship continues to be an vital software for any severe research of Qurnic semantics.
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4 Mutaw, pp. 62–4. 5 Burkitt, JThS, xxvii, 148 ff. suggests that Coptic was perhaps never much more than a liturgical language. 6 Evidence of early contact with Mecca may be seen in the story of Coptic workmen having been employed in the rebuilding of the Kaɼba. introduction 29 with Egyptian Christianity is evident from the fact that one of his concubines was Miriam, a Coptic slave girl,1 who was the mother of his beloved son Ibrahīm, and the cause of no little scandal and flurry in the Prophet’s domestic circle.
With the break-up of the S. 3 Though when we meet them there they are using the N. Arabian dialects of the tribes among whom they dwelt,4 there can be no doubt that words of S. Arabian origin could have found their way into Arabic from these scattered communities. When we examine the words which the philologers class as Indian,5 we find, however, that none of them are real S. Arabian words. They are merely words which the early authorities could not explain, and had to refer to some remote origin, and so for might quite well have meant the distant land of India, them with which the Muslim conquests in the East had made them vaguely familiar.
Suggests that Coptic was perhaps never much more than a liturgical language. 6 Evidence of early contact with Mecca may be seen in the story of Coptic workmen having been employed in the rebuilding of the Kaɼba. introduction 29 with Egyptian Christianity is evident from the fact that one of his concubines was Miriam, a Coptic slave girl,1 who was the mother of his beloved son Ibrahīm, and the cause of no little scandal and flurry in the Prophet’s domestic circle. It is possible that he learned a few Christian legends from Miriam, but if he learned along with them any new Christian terminology of Coptic origin, this has left no trace in the Qurɻān.