International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Taghlib in Arabic Language
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Günday, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şener Şahin, Lect. Dr. Fadime Kavak

Taghlib is a method Arabs use in both verse and prose, including Quran and hadith; it means to prefer one over another among two interrelated things. Taghlib comprises versions such as preference of masculine to feminine, second person singular to third person regular, the rational to irrational, majority to minority, particular to general, and the common to the uncommon. Besides, there are words that consist of preference of a wording over another, and formed via rendering the word dual. In hereby study, we will treat such words in the light of several examples of verse and prose.

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