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Modernization of Arab Linguistic Sciences in Modern Age

Version 1 : Received: 20 January 2018 / Approved: 22 January 2018 / Online: 22 January 2018 (10:07:20 CET)

How to cite: Mohd. Shamsuddin, S.; Hj. Ahmad, S.S.B. Modernization of Arab Linguistic Sciences in Modern Age. Preprints 2018, 2018010197. Mohd. Shamsuddin, S.; Hj. Ahmad, S.S.B. Modernization of Arab Linguistic Sciences in Modern Age. Preprints 2018, 2018010197.


Arabic was the language of philosophy, logic, Islamic sciences and rhetorical linguistic sciences. It was used in the writing of all sciences generally and became the language of world culture. Although the other languages of the Islamic world had a little share, but all peoples of Islamic countries; Arabs and non-Arabs, Muslims and non-Muslims attributed to that movement appreciated. Hence, Arab sciences flourished in their bright ages. Arabic language was a cultural container of the ancient Greek and Latin intellectual heritage. As the ancient Greek and Latin sciences and literatures were translated into Arabic in the bright ages of Islam. Arab language was a strong bond for them, as a common human heritage for the centuries to save it from being lost, as Muslims used it to develop their sciences and arts, as Muslims in the East used the Western sciences and literatures in the modern age, because they are not Eastern or Western, but the common efforts of all humanity. Arabic language opened for the dictionaries ​​and other tongues of cross-fertilization, civil friction and simulation. Arabic had become the language of sciences: mathematics, astronomy, engineering, logic, philosophy, mysticism, agriculture, industry and economics by the continuous efforts of scientists in their scientific research, invention, experimentation, knowledge collection and classification in various fields, where orientalists recognized the Arab leadership. That scientific and literary civilization moved to Europe through Italy, Andalusia, Crusades and the Ottoman Caliphate. Europeans learned Arabic language, literature and sciences in the centers of Toledo, Fez and cities of Maghreb.


Arab Sciences; Greek Logic; Islamic Philosophy; Heretical Books; Modernization of Arab Rhetorical Linguistic Sciences in the contemporary age


Arts and Humanities, Humanities

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