The Analysis of Quranic Collocations in the Orchard “Boostan of Sa’di”

Shima Ebrahimi, Mohammad Reza Pahlavannezhad, Geranaz Nadernezhad

Abstract


Collocations are linguistic phenomenon, which are notably proliferative in all languages. The definitions of collocations provided by linguists are numerous and varied. While some emphasize the multi-element structure of a collocation, other scholars admit only those composed pairs of words. Since one of the most significant features of great poets’ works is using Quranic collocations, the present study addresses the distinct features of these collocations in Orchard (Boostan of Sa’di as one of the greatest poet of 12-13 AD). In order to estimate the historical and semantic origin of lexical collocation, some translations of Orchard couplets embodying Quranic collocations were chosen both semantically and historically were evaluated.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ijl.v4i3.1949

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