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The Concept of Tahrif and Its Types

Taḥrīf, which appears in lexicon to mean to floss out, distort and change a word or speech from its original condition, shape or state,[1] is a deliberate and volitional activity done by the proponents of falsehood against those of the truth. It is done in two ways, viz. taḥrīf in the structure of speech (verbal taḥrīf) and taḥrīf in the content of speech (substantial taḥrīf). Taḥrīf in the Structure of Speech or Verbal Taḥrīf. This has three forms, viz. distortion
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