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There are more Syriac than Hebrew loan words in the Qur'an

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jul 11, 2008 at 07:32

Yuval wrote

>Allhu Akbar seems so arabic, possibly dating to the seventh century

Let me correct you: What we have here is a written literary evidence that dates from the 7th century no more and no less.

>In reality Islam plagiarizes, then corrupts, Hebrew.

You are correct. But I do believe that most loan words in the Qur'an and also all proper names in the Qur'an are loan words from Syriac and not Hebrew (see Magnana). And yes all three languages have a common root.

>Allah is a corruption of Elle, short for Ellohim, which is God in Hebrew. Arabic does not recognize the sound Ehh, therefore it corrupts Hebrew words by exchanging Eh for Ah.

Not really. The word Allah is a loan word from Syriac Alaha/Allaha (Nestorian).

>akbar or Kabbir is simply the Hebrew word Kabbir, which means powerful. It has been around for 1500 years before Islam.

You are correct but the Arabic language root KBR also means great/big/powerful

>Even the Arabic appelation for Jerusalem Al Kuds is of Hebrew origin. Holy is Kaddosh, in Hebrew, and since O does not exist in Arabic, it was corrupted to Kuds.

Again you must be careful as both languages share the same root QDS for holy

>The same goes for all the arabic names in Israel. all but one town are Arabicized names of Hebrew cities, or greek names. See Reinaldi 1695, a dutch traveller who mapped the Land of Israel 3 centuries ago. Azza is Jewish and christian, hardly a Muslim there. The former Gush Katif, abandoned by Israel to placate Hamas was tilled by Jewish farmers, and Azza is of course a city of antiquity a good 2000 years before Arabs or Islam.

Oh I do believe you that the Arabs were the real invaders of the Middle East

>Islam lies and plagiarizes as a matter of course. There is nothing wrong with lying in Islam, as long as Jihad is served. So goes for Arab propaganda, the Palestinian people which is a hoax, etc etc ad infinitum.

I very much agree with you

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