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  1. [Islam] grammatical, historical, allegorical or traditional interpretations of the Qur'an


Tafsir is the Arabic word for exegesis, usually of the Qur'an. An author of tafsir is a mufassir.

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Google previewThe Quran (2012)

With Or Against the Bible? : a Topic-by-topic Review for the Investigative Mind by Ejaz Naqvi

A tafsir is an Arabic word for “exegesis,” which means “explanation or commentary” and refers to the science of Quranic interpretation. It includes: • Clarification of the meanings of verses • Explanation of the underlying thoughts in metaphors ...

Google previewMuslims in Poland and Eastern Europe (2011)

Widening the European Discourse on Islam by Katarzyna Górak-Sosnowska

Tefsirs The word tafsir means in Arabic a commentary to the Qur'an. However, Polish Tatars use the word tefsir or tepsir to define texts of the Qur'an in Arabic with interlinear translation into Polish. It seems that the word tefsir was understood as ...

Google previewThe Qurʼan with Annotated Interpretation in Modern English (2006)

by Ali Ünal

Tafsir is an exposition which entails an effort to reflect the content of a text. A Qur' anic tafsir is an exposition of the Divine Word that takes into account the grammar , the principles of eloquence, and the explanations of God's Messenger and the ...

Google previewFeminist Edges of the Qur'an (2014)

by Aysha A. Hidayatullah

As the preceding discussion of specific verses indicates, a major premise of feminist tafsir is that the historical context of seventh-century Arabia indelibly shaped the pronouncements of the Qur'an. A corresponding premise guides critiques of ...

Google previewTafsir: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide (2010)

by Andrew Rippin

Tafsir refers to a genre of Muslim literature and to the process of interpretation itself, especially (but not solely) that of scripture. Both aspects of the topic have received attention, with the main focus on the genre of literature, ...

Google previewMonks and Muslims (2012)

Monastic and Shi'a Spirituality in Dialogue by Mohammad A. Shomali, William Skudlarek

Tafsir is a profound arabic term. literally, it means to “uncover” or to “unveil.” technically, it means to clarify and explain the hidden or concealed aspects of a text. sometimes a text may convey different possibilities or alternative meanings.

Google previewAnthropomorphism and Interpretation of the Qurʼān in the Theology of Al-Qāsim Ibn Ibrāhīm (1996)

Kitāb Al-Mustarshid by Binyāmîn Abrahamov

"Tafsir is a literary genre with definable formal characteristics. The most fundamental of these is the presence of the complete canonical text of the Qur'an (or at least a significant chunk of it), segmented for purposes of comment, and dealt ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism (2012)

by Mathieu Guidère

INTERPRETATION/TAFSIR. The term “interpretation” in Islam is relegated to the attempts of humans to decipher and read the holy texts of Islam, specifically the Quran. It can also refer to the effects that a current cultural climate might have on ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of the Muslim World (2011)

by Marshall Cavendish Reference

tafsir the science of explanation of the Koran. During the lifetime of Muhammad, the ...

Google previewThe Royal Dictionary (1893)

In Two Parts, English and Hindustani, and Hindustani and English

tafsir k., ша k., (make remarks) ráe dená.. [—о11]. —п. ( note) sharh, tafsir; tiká. Commentary. n. tafsir yá. sharh ; tiká.. Commentator, n. sharh ...

Google previewA Trilingual Dictionary (1865)

Being a Comprehensive Lexicon in English, Urdú, and Hindí ... by Mathura Prasada Misra

explanation, interpretation- Haydn, tafsil, taslzrz'h, shark, tafsir— Vydkhyé, rivaran, Lilak, pike. EX-Pogz'x- TWE, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Puk'hto, Pushto, Or Language of the Afghans; with Remarks on the Originality of the Language (1860)

tafsir, sm. (2nd) (inf. II of 2.3) Explanation, commentary, paraphrase, an interpretation. Pl. & Jr.: tafsīrūnah. J, 2.35 tafsir karul, verb trans. To interpret, to explain. A J-aš5 tafsīl, S.m. (2nd) (inf.

Google previewThe Popular Dictionary in Two Parts (1889)

English and Hindustani, and Hindustani and English by Thomas Craven

sharh k, tafsir k. — n. tafsil. Commentary, n. tafsir ki kitab. Commentator, n. mufassir, sharih. Commerce, n. saudigari, tijarat. [zdri. Commercial, a. saudagarana, tijdrati, baV Commercially, ad. saudigari se. Commination, n. dhamki ...

Google previewThe Penguin Dictionary of Islam (2008)

by Azim Nanji

tafsir (lit., 'explaining') The term refers to interpretation in general and more specifically to the explanation of Quranic verses (seeQURAN), ...

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