The phenomenon of linguistic substitution in the messages of Imam Ali bin Abi Talib "Semantic linguistic study in the Case of letters 1-15"

Document Type : علمی - پژوهشی


1 kharazmi

2 Kharazmi university

3 خوارزمی

4 Department of Arabic Language and Literature / Faculty of Literature and Humanities / Kharazmi University / Karaj / Iran

5 Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Kharazmi University



The phenomenon of linguistic substitution is characterized by textuality, and it contributes to the creation of a coherent text so that the messages of Imam Ali (peace be upon him) were linguistically replaced by linguistic and semantic connections to infuse them with new linguistic manifestations. On the basis of the argument that the imam’s speech can contribute to participation in linguistic theories and phenomena, including the phenomenon of linguistic substitution, the article aims at the role of the imam’s speech in enriching the phenomenon of linguistic substitution with new linguistic manifestations and concepts and clarifying the type of substitution he has in addition to knowing its form. It seeks to answer how the forms of substitution and their semantic features in the Imam’s letters, and to show his linguistic vision towards substitution, and in this field he followed the descriptive-analytical approach, relying on semantics and linguistic views to clarify the objectives and questions, so that he concluded that the form of substitution may vary in substance and overlap in form and vice versa. It merges with the stylistic aspect, and there is a tandem lexical substitution, so that the forms of substitution of the Imam fall under the lexical and grammatical level, and may come out to the rhetorical and stylistic level so that they combine with the stylistic aspects, which generates the lexical and grammatical level as a rhetorical and stylistic level as linguistic and semantic features so that the Imam’s.


Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript
Available Online from 10 January 2023
  • Receive Date: 24 July 2022
  • Revise Date: 14 September 2022
  • Accept Date: 06 November 2022