This study aims at clarifying reciprocal opposites in Arabic. It contains two main parts. The first part, which based on a theoretical questions, deals with the terminology of relational opposites in Arabic linguistic studies old and modem, and it investigates the phenomenon structure throughout reviewing its textual evidences, that adapted and studied by Arab linguists, and referring to its examples that are realized and used in Arabic. The second part, which is applied, explores the importance of chiasmus in textual structure of Arabic, through analyzing Al Kafirun sura (= chapter 109 of Koran). The study shows, following a descriptive method, within tactics, as it, mostly, reflects a systematic, a cohesive, and a metrical pat-terns of text formation
"The Reciprocal Opposites in Arabic: An Application to Al-Kafirun Sura,"
Jerash for Research and Studies Journal مجلة جرش للبحوث والدراسات: Vol. 10
, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jpu/vol10/iss1/1