A semantic linguistic study in the Letters of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib, peace be upon him, in the light of the phenomenon of linguistic replacement ( Letters 16-30 as a model)


  • Ali Aswadi Assistant Professor, Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Al-Khwarizmi University, Tehran, Iran
  • Sawadeh Mozaffari Assistant Professor, Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Al-Khwarizmi University, Tehran, Iran
  • saghra flahty Associate Professor, Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Al-Khwarizmi University, Tehran, Iran
  • Abdullah Hosseini
  • Said Sawari




meaning, meaningLetters, Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib



The phenomenon of linguistic substitution is contextual, and contributes to creating a coherent textual context, so that the messages of Imam Ali, peace be upon him, have completed the phenomenon of substitution with linguistic and semantic bonds to inject them with new linguistic manifestations to contribute to the Islamic linguistic discourse and enrich it with new linguistic manifestations, and based on this, the article touched upon the Imam’s vision Linguistically towards the types of substitution in the aforementioned messages as a model, and addressing the extent of the difference between his substitution and the well-known substitution, in addition to clarifying the forms of substitution and their semantic features in the Imam’s messages, aiming to present a semantic linguistic study in the Imam’s question as a model considering linguistic substitution and addressing the role of his speech in the possibility of rooting a phenomenon Linguistic substitution in addition to standing on the imam’s linguistic substitution and his knowledge, and clarifying its form in terms of difference with the common and famous substitution and enriching the linguistic substitution with new things and adding new concepts and manifestations based on the imam’s linguistic discourse, adopting the descriptive-analytical approach in general, relying on semantics in particular, drawing The curriculum consists of lexical, morphological, grammatical and rhetorical books in order to address the issue. The article concluded that the imam’s vision is not limited to the nominal, actual and verbal substitution, but goes beyond it to the literal and lexical, and the stylistic aspects may enter with the contribution of other linguistic features in the process of text consistency such as metaphor, metaphor, synonymy, attention and derivation, and this is what makes the substitution for the imam in terms of the difference varies with The well-known substitution is that it goes beyond the lexical and grammatical level to the rhetorical level by overlapping the rhetorical level with the two levels and the emergence of rhetorical images and linguistic methods from the phenomenon of linguistic substitution. The forms of substitution fall under the lexical, grammatical, rhetorical and stylistic level, and the rhetorical and stylistic level follows from the lexical and grammatical level, just as the lexical and grammatical level generates a rhetorical and stylistic level as linguistic and semantic feature


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aswady, Ali, et al. “A Semantic Linguistic Study in the Letters of Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib, Peace Be Upon Him, in the Light of the Phenomenon of Linguistic Replacement ( Letters 16-30 As a Model)”. Kufa Journal of Arts, vol. 1, no. 52, June 2022, pp. 29-52, doi:10.36317/kaj/2022/v1.i52.3758.

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