The analysis of repetition as an audio phenomenon in Al-Qalam (The Pen) Sura

  • Isa Zare Dorniani Payame Noor University
  • Foad Abdolahzadeh University of Zabol. Zabol, Iran
Keywords: Audio phenomenon, repetition, words, letters, Al-Qalam Sura


The arrangement of the letters and words in the Holy Qur'an is based on a form of literary and spiritual subtlety consistent with the human soul. Despite the implications and audio phenomena, the Qur'anic tone is achieved by the harmony and proportionality of a set of components of the letters and words that appear soothing for ear, surprises the souls and amuses listeners by the grandeur of its meaning. The present study has tried to investigate the repetitive audio phenomena in Al-Qalam (The Pen) Sura through a descriptive and analytical-statistical method; the findings indicate managed to prove such a phenomenon, especially in some specific letters, including  A, L, N, M, W, Ya'a, Ba'a, Ra'a and Kaff out of 28 Arabic letters. The repetition of these letters raises the proportion, music, image and message transmission and mitigates the gravity and severity of the verses included in the Sura. Those words have been mostly repeated the implications and semantic function of which put special emphasis on the fluency and cause no form of cacophony in the Sura.


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Author Biographies

Isa Zare Dorniani, Payame Noor University

Assistant professor of Arabic literature

Foad Abdolahzadeh, University of Zabol. Zabol, Iran

Assistant Professor, Department of Arabic Language & Literature


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How to Cite
Dorniani, I., & Abdolahzadeh, F. (2018). The analysis of repetition as an audio phenomenon in Al-Qalam (The Pen) Sura. Al-Adab Journal (ISSN: 1994473X), 1(126), 43- 56.