Mesopotamian Journal of Arabic Language Studies <p style="text-align: justify;">Welcome scholars and researchers in Arabic language studies! The Mesopotamian Journal of Arabic Language Studies has launched, inviting your valuable contributions. Join our scholarly community dedicated to advancing knowledge in Arabic linguistics, literature, and culture. Your impactful research and insights will shape the field's discourse. With rigorous peer-review, we ensure excellence. Submit your work and engage in dialogue with us at the Mesopotamian Journal of Arabic Language Studies</p> Mesopotamian Academic Press en-US Mesopotamian Journal of Arabic Language Studies 3005-8910 Al-Alusi and his rhetorical efforts in Surat Hud and Yusuf <p>The aim of this study is to uncover the rhetorical efforts in Surat Yusuf, which according to Al-Alusi in his interpretation is the spirit of meanings, and an attempt to shed light on the creative values and aesthetic features mentioned in the interpretation. The results reached can be presented as follows: Al-Alusi did not address all topics of Arabic rhetoric. In his interpretation of Surat Hud and Yusuf, when Al-Alusi mentions the rhetorical aspect, he comments on it a little. Regarding the meanings, Al-Alusi mentioned the following sections: the primary predicate, the interrogative, the call, the oath, the predicate departing from what is apparent, brevity and redundancy, and brevity.</p> Jajat Burhanudin Norhana Abdullah Copyright (c) 2022 جاجات بحرالدين ، نورهانا عبد الله 2022-01-15 2022-01-15 2022 1 14 10.58496/MJALS/2022/001 The Purposes and Artistic Characteristics of Andalusian Poetry (zajal) <p>This research examines zajal, a type of modern Arabic poetry that differs from traditional poetry in terms of grammatical inflection and rhyme. The aim is to define zajal linguistically and terminologically, and demonstrate its origins, themes, and artistic characteristics. The findings show that zajal can be considered a sung muwashshah. It spread across Al-Andalus then the Arab East. It has diverse themes including love poetry, wine poetry, and panegyric. It also has varied artistic forms such as simple, compound, complex, and anomalous</p> Abdulqader Bkhosh Abdulhakim Yousef Al-Khalifi Copyright (c) 2022 Abdulqader Bkhosh, Abdulhakim Yousef Al-Khalifi 2022-03-22 2022-03-22 2022 15 22 10.58496/MJALS/2022/002 Rhetorical arts In the poetry collection of the poet Mahmoud Mufleh <p>Rhetorical arts in the poetry collection of the poet Mahmoud Mufleh. Mr. Mufleh, the teacher, specified the subject for me from a study of his poems from page 289 to page 310, provided that my research includes meanings, explanation, and creativity in all their aspects. So I rolled up my sleeves, relying on God Almighty, and relying on the available sources and references. I first studied the life of our great poet, but the sources, references, and biographies were of no help to me in that, so I relied on the Internet to obtain information related to his biography and scholarship, and then I saw that It is necessary to introduce rhetoric and its three sections, and I made all of that into a topic that I paved the way for research.</p> Sher Ali Tareen Samena Maliek Copyright (c) 2022 شير علي تارين، سامينا مالك 2022-05-11 2022-05-11 2022 23 36 10.58496/MJALS/2022/003 The Ascetic Themes in the Poetry of Abu Nuwas: An Analytical Study <p>This research paper examined the theme of asceticism in the poetry of the Abbasid poet Abu Nuwas, focusing on the morphological, syntactic, and semantic analysis of his ascetic poems. The research concluded several key findings, most notably: the poet's prolific use of infinitives and diverse types of plurals in his poetry; his utilization of various rhetorical styles such as interrogation, emphasis, condition, and foregrounding and backgrounding; in addition to his use of the semantics devices of synonymy and contrast</p> Nizar Abdullah Al-Nuweiri Al-Taj Ibrahim Dafallah Copyright (c) 2022 Nizar Abdullah Al-Nuweiri, Al-Taj Ibrahim Dafallah 2022-07-25 2022-07-25 2022 37 49 10.58496/MJALS/2022/004