An Analysis of the Conceptual Metaphor of the Verses related to the embodiment of deeds

Document Type : علمی - پژوهشی


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Kharazmi University,

2 PhD Student Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Kharazmi University



in consideration of cognitive semantics, Metaphor is Not limited to language and vocabulary it finds a pervasive meaning and is expressed as a conceptual metaphor Where one conceptual domain is understood based on another conceptual domain in conceptual metaphor, Many abstract concepts find order through metaphorical adaptation of information and transfer of knowledge and available to the reader a wide range of concepts with a new expression. One of the most important religious teachings of the holy Quran conceptualized abstract concepts with metaphorical structure, is a matter of embodying actions and can Show to the reader review the verses related to it the hidden angles of the content and the correspondences and highlights in it. This article is a descriptive-analytical method and with a cognitive approach examined conceptual metaphors in those verses indicate the embodiment of deeds explicitly which corresponds to metaphorical patterns by Lycaf and Johnson and Based on the classification of objective and subjective metaphors and achieved in three areas; foundation structure, the object of the foundation and the living thing of the foundation. the results that represent the above verses with areas of origin, commodity, scattered dust, shackles and with metaphorical expressions such as, action is a commodity, the action of the criminals are scattered dust, the action of the disbelievers is shackles and... caused concepts in them transferred to the reader more tangible and understandable.


  • Receive Date: 01 January 2022
  • Revise Date: 10 February 2022
  • Accept Date: 09 March 2022
  • First Publish Date: 09 March 2022