Duality of Intentionality and Benificity of the Grammatical Analyses of IbinAlHajib(d. 646 h)


This paper addresses the issue of the width of the traditional grammatical discourse in embracing the modern pragmatic approach Besides, it refers to the fact that Arabic grammar is not mere a collection of formal rules alternately introduced and discussed by Arab grammarians, but the grammarians' thinking has a great effect in limiting meaning Therefore, the aim of this paper is to shed light on the mature thinking of IbinalHajib drawing the guidelines and the rules of grammar He was very keen to see the grammatical discourse fulfilling its goals as initiated by the speaker In addition, this serves the communication between both This has proved the double benefit and intention that the traditional grammarians had used before it has recently become of much interest in pragmatics