Meaning of some turkish idioms that contain the name of Allah

  • Октай Четин Kyrgyzstan Osh state University

Abstract

Islamic literature influenced the Turkish immediately after embracing Islam. As a result of that, some Islamic terms such Allah, Muhammad, faith, destiny paradise, hell etc. took place in Turkish idioms and proverbs. This article deals with the meaning of some selected Turkish idioms that contain the name of Allah Who is the creator of whole universe. In addition, the article tries to demonstrate the root of some Turkish idioms based on Holy Quran and Tradition of Muhammad (p.b.u.h.). Finally, this research indicates the literal and metaphorical meaning of Turkish idioms with examples

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How to Cite
ЧЕТИН, Октай. Meaning of some turkish idioms that contain the name of Allah. Eurasian Journal of Philology: Science and Education, [S.l.], v. 158, n. 6, may 2016. Available at: <http://philart.kaznu.kz/index.php/1-FIL/article/view/1668>. Date accessed: 20 sep. 2018.

Keywords

Allah; Quran; verse; Muhammad; tradition; English; Turkish; idiom; culture; metaphor; literature; literal meaning; metaphorical meaning.