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Lugha and Laghw: Connected and yet different!

Part 1 and Part 3

Arabic is a language par excellence. And Qur’anic Arabic is a miracle of all miracles!

Even though Lugha and Laghw come from the same root they are very different in meaning and connotations.

Laghw is foolish talk, nonsense, ineffectual, ungrammatical language.

Lugha is dialect, idiom, language, expression, word, jargon, lingo, vernacular, term.

I want to highlight two things here. Continue reading

August 2, 2015 Posted by | Art of Communication, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments