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Non-verbal Signals in Qura’nic Discourse

Dr. Muayyad Omran Chiad,

University of Kerbala, Iraq

Non-verbal Signals refer to the movements when human beings use to communicate with each other without speech or writing. They are important in communication as face-to-face conversation if not take the limelight from it. However, more research is necessary to confirm this point. This paper is an attempt to discusses the non-verbal signals by analysing, characterizing them and  then exploring how it manifests itself in the Holy Qura’n.The paper shows that the Quranic discourse is abundant with  verbal Signals which are useful to understand the speaker’s inclination to a great degree. They are considered important in the Qura’nic discourse ,therefore Almighty God enriches the verbal message to make it more persuasive and understandable for the addressees.

The above abstract is a part of the article which was accepted at The International Conference on Current Issues of Languages, Dialects and Linguistics (WWW.LLLD.IR), 2-3 February 2017, Iran-Ahwaz.