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Post by *LosT* on Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:10 am

Assalam o alaikum Wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu.
Hum sab ko kaafi logon ko mushkil hoti hia Arabic lafzon k sahi matlab jaanne mein. To ye thread bhi isi ki waja se hai.
k yahan per hum jitne lafz ho sake. Arabic k share kareinge. aur unk matlab unk saath hongay

Hope aap logon ko isse koi faida ho
jazakALLAH KHAIR for reading !

"Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem." In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the
Merciful

"Insha'llah." (If Allah wills.)


"Masha-Allah." (As Allah willed.)

Jazakullah khair." (Allah reward you.)

"Astaghfirullah." (Allah forgive.)


"Alhumdulillah." (Praise Allah.)


"Assalamu 'alaykum." (Peace be upon you.)

"Wa 'alaykum assalam." (And upon you be peace.)

"Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajiun."
(To Allah we belong and to Him we return.)

Allahu Akbar. "Allah is the Greatest!"


Aoothoo billahi meen-ash-shaytan-ir-rajeem. "I seek Allah's protection from Satan the accursed."


Hasbun Allahu wa ni'am al-wakil. "Allah suffices me and He is the best guardian."


Subhan Allah. "Glory to Allah."


la howla wa la quwata illa billah (there is no might or power execpt with Allah)
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Post by Noor'e Sahar on Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:15 am

Wa Alaikum salam Wa rematulahi wa barakatuhu

MashaAllah Subhan Allah bohut achi n useful thread lahayi hai tumney /hug Jazak Allah Khair

Allah SUbhan 'u tallah tumey ajare azeem ata fermayein Ameen sum Ameen
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Post by *LosT* on Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:22 am

A

Adhan - Call to prayer.
Ahlul-Kitaab - "People of the Book". A qur'anic term for Jews and Christians.
Akhirah - The day of judgment.
Al-Fatiha - The first Surah in the Qura'an.
Al-Jannah - "The Garden"; paradise.
Allah - God.
Al-Quds - "The Holy"; Jerusalem.
Al-Saum - The fast.
Arafat - A famous place of pilgrimage, south-east of Makkah.
'Asr - Afternoon prayer.
Ayat - Verses, proofs, evidences, lessons, signs, revelations.

B

Baitullah - "House of Allah"; mosque.


C

Caliph - Imam or muslim ruler.
Caliphate - Muslim state.


D

Dawah - Dissemination of the message of Islam; invitation to become a muslim.
Deen - Faith.


E

Eid Al-Adha - The four day celebration starting on the tenth day of Dhul-Hijja (the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar.
Eid Al-Fitr - The three day celebration breaking the fast of Ramadan.


F

Fajr - Dawn (before sunrise) prayer.
Fatwa - Islamic ruling.


H

Hadith - Report of a statement or action of the Prophet
Hady - Animal sacrificed by the pilgrim during Hajj.
Hajj - (Major) pilgrimage. One of the five pillars of Islam. The pilgrimage to Makkah is required of every able Muslim at least once in a lifetime.
Halal - Lawful or permissible.
Haram - Unlawful or forbidden.
Hijab - "Covering".
Hijra - To leave one area and move to another, to emigrate.


I

Iftaar - The light meal eaten by Muslims breaking their fast after sunset.
Imam - Leader of prayer, muslim caliph.
Iman - Faith, belief.
Iqamat Al-Salat - The offering of prayers perfectly.
'Isha' - Late evening prayer.
Islam - Submission, surrender and obedience (to God)


J

Jama'at - A group of people, a party with a common manifesto.
Jannah - Heaven, paradise
Jihad - :quot;Struggle"; defense of Islam.


K

Ka'ba - The house built by Abraham with the help of his son Ishmael. The holy Qur'an says that this was the first house built for mankind, located in Makkah, where muslims go for the Hajj.
Kafir - Concealer (disbeliever).
Kufr - To conceal (disbelief).


M

Maghrib - Sunset (evening) prayer.
Makrouh - Though not haram (forbidden), this is something that is disliked or offensive.
Malak - Literally means &message-bearer& and in Islamic texts to refer to Angels.
Marwah - A small hill, which protects the Ka'ba from the north.
Masajid - Plural of Masjid.
Masjid - Mosque; the place where salat or prayer is offered, also serves as the center of all activities of the muslim ummah.
Muhrim - One who assumes the state of Ihram for the purpose of performing the Hajj or 'Umra.
Muhrima - A female in the state of Ihram.
Muhsar - A Muhrim who intends to perform the Hajj or 'Umra but cannot because of some obstacle.
Mujahid - A Muslim warrior in Jihad.
Mu'min - Faithful.
Muslim - Obedient servant of God.
Muttaqun - Pious and righteous persons who fear and love Allah.


Q

Qiblah - The direction in which all Muslims turn their faces in prayers towards the Ka'ba in Makkah.


R

Ramadan - The month of fasting; the ninth month of the Hijri calendar.
Riba' - Usury (forbidden).
Risalah - Prophethood.

S

Saheeh - "Sound" or "correct", referring to authentic hadith.
Salat - Prayer. One of the five pillars of Islam.
Shari'ah - Divine law.
Sawm - Fasting. One of the five pillars of Islam.
Shari'ah - Divine law.
Suhoor - The meal eaten by fasting muslims just before dawn.
Sunnah - "Way", "manner" or "method" (of the Prophet).


T

Takfeer - To declare kufr (disbelief) about someone or denounce them as a disbeliever.
Tawhid - Monotheism.


U

Ummah - Nation or community.
'Umrah - (Minor) pilgrimage.


Y

Yehoodi - Jew.


Z

Zamzam - The sacred well inside the Haram (grand mosque) at Makkah.
Zanadiqa - Athiests.
Zakat - Poor's due. One of the five pillars of Islam.
Zuhr - Noon, mid-day prayer.

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Post by Noor'e Sahar on Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:24 am

Jazak Allah khair /hug

Here's some of the situations:




When starting an action
Say-Bismillah (In the name of Allah)

When making an intention
Say: Inshallah (If Allah wills)

When something is being praised
Say Subhan Allah (Glory to God)

When in pain or distress
Say: Yaa Allah (O Allah)

When expressing appreciation
Say: Mashallah (As much as Allah desired)

When thanking someone
Say: Jazak-Allahu Khayran (May Allah reward you for the good)

When awakening from sleep
Say: La ilaha-illalla (There is no deity, but Allah)
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Post by *LosT* on Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:26 am

Duas

1.Prayer while rising up in the morning.
Allamdu lillah al-ladhi ahyana ba'da ma amatana wa ilayh innushur
-praise be to Allah who gave us new life after giving us death (sleep is also considered to be light death);and we have to return back to Him.


2.Payer while performing an abulution(al-wudu')
Bismillah al-'Azimi wal hamdu lillahi 'ala din al-Islam.
-I begin in the name of Allah,the Exalted and all the praises are due to Allah for guiding towards the religion of Islam


3.Prayer while retiring to bed.
Allahumma bi ismika amutu wa ahya
-O Allah with your name i die(sleep being light death)and(with your name)i become alive(rise from sleep)


4.Prayer for Allah's forgiveness and prosperous life with saftey and health in both worlds.
Allahumma inni as'aluuka al-'afwa wal 'afiyata fid dunia wal akhira
-O A llah!i seek your forgiveness and saftey(health and prosperity)in this world and the Here after.


5.Prayer asking Allah's guidence to make one humble.
Allahumma ij'alni soghiran fi ayni wa kabiran fi a'yun al-nasi.
O Allah!Make me (look and feel)small in my own eyes,but big in the eyes of other people.


6.Prayer for repentance from one's sins
Allahumma maghfiratuka ausa'u min dhunubi wa rahmatuka arja 'indi min 'amali
O Allah !Thine forgiveness is greater than my sins ,and Thine Mercy is of greater hope to me than my (poor) actions.


7.Prayer before starting eating one's meal
Bismillah wa'ala barkat Allah.
In the name of Allah and on the blessing from Him


8.Prayer after finishing ones meal.
Allamdu lillahi allahi at'amana wa saqana wa ja'alana min al-Muslimin
Praise be to Allah who fed us,gave us drink and made us out of those sumbit themselves to Him.


9.Prayer for forgiveness from Allah
Allahumma innaka 'Afuwwun tuhibb al'afwa fa'fu 'anni.
O A llah!Thou art the greatest Forgiver.Thou love to forgive:do forgive me.


10.Prayer to be said 7 times after the morning (salat al-subh)and the sun set(salat al _magrib)prayers to be safe from the fire of hell.
Allahumma ajirni min an-nar
O Allah!save from the fire of hell.
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Post by Noor'e Sahar on Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:35 am

There are a number of different
collections of Islamic terms and common expressions. Here is a
collection that I have found to be most useful to explain common
expressions and terminology used by Muslims.

ALAYHIS SALAM-
'Peace be upon him', a formula used after the name of a
prophet.


AMEEN-
The Arabic expression meaning 'Please
accept.' Used at the end of prayers and supplictions.


ASSALAMU ALAYKUM
'Peace be upon you' the
greeting of the muslim
[the reply is 'wa alaikumus salam' which means
'and peace be upon you. The fuller version reads, 'assalam u alaikum wa
rahmatulahi wa baakatuhu' which means 'peace be upon you and the
blessings and mercy of Alllah' the reply is 'wa alaikumus salam wa
rahmatulahi wa baakatuhu']


ALLAHU
AKBAR-
The Arabic expression meaning 'Allah is greater.' Also
called the takbir


ALLAHU ALAM-
An
Arabic expression meaning 'Allah knows best'


AL HAMDU LILAH WA SHUKRU LILLAH-
The Arabic
expression meaning which means 'Praise belongs to Allah and all thanks
to Allah'


AMMA BAAD-
An
expression used for separating an introductory from the main topics in a
speech; the introductory being usually concerned with Allahs praises
and glorification. Literally it means 'whatever comes after'


ASTAGFURALLAH-
The Arabic expression meaning
'I ask forgiveness of Allah'


AUDHU
BILLAHI MIN ASH SHAYTAN AR RAJIM-
The Arabic expression
meaning 'I seek protection in Allah from the accursed satan.'


AZZA WA JAL-
A formula used after the
mentioning the name of Allah meaning 'Mighty and Majestic is He'


BARAKALLAH FIK-
An expression which means
'May the blessings of Allah be upon you.' When a muslims wants to thank
another person, he uses different statements to express his thanks,
appreciation and gratitude. One of them is BarakAllah


BISMILLAH AR RAHMAN AR RAHIM-
The basmala. 'In
the name of Allah, the all Merciful the all Compassionate.'
[this is
also translated as in the name of Allah most gracious most merciful]


FI AMANALLAH-
Valedictory phrase meaning 'In
Allahs protection'


FI SABILILLAH-
The
Arabic expression meaning 'In the way of Allah', 'For the cause of
Allah' [also used to mean 'for the love of Allah']


HADHRAT/HAZRAT-
Literally 'Presence'; a term
of address roughly equivalent to 'Your Honour'


HASBALA-
The Arabic expression, 'Hasbunallah
wa nimalwakil' meaning 'Allah is enough for us and an excellent
guardian'. Usually known as 'Hasbi Allah'


HAWQALA-
The Arabic expression, 'la hawla wa
la quwwata illa billah' which means 'There is no power nor strength save
(expect) by Allah'


INNA LILLAHI WA
INNA ILAYHI RAJIUN-
This is something which a muslim expresses
when he is afflicted by a misfortune, the meaning of which is 'We are
from Allah and to Him are we returning.' It is taken from an ayat
(verse) from the Quran (ch 2 vs 156).
[this is usually said upon
hearing of the death of an individual]


INSHALLAH-
The
Arabic expression meaning 'If Allah wills'
[this is usually said
when referring to a situation in the future e.g. inshAllah I will go to
the grocery shop tomorrow etc]


ISTIGHFAR-
To
ask the forgiveness of Allah, especially by saying, Astagfuralah, 'I
seek the forgiveness of Allah'


ISTITHNA-
Exception,
saying 'InshAllah', 'If Allah wills'


ITAQILLAH-
The
Arabic expression meaning 'Fear Allah' - i.e. To fear to do something
(i.e. a bad action), knowing that Allah is always watching.

JALLA JALALUH-
The formula said after the
name of Allah meaning 'Great is His Majesty'


JAZAKALLAHU KHAIRAN-
This is a statement of
thanks and appreciation to be said to a person who does a favour.
Instead of saying 'shukran' (thanks), this phrase is used. It means 'May
Allah reward you with good.


KARAM
ALLAHU WAJHAHU-
'May Allah honour him', a formula used when
Ali ibn Abi Talib (RadiAllahu Ta'ala anhu) is mentioned


LABBAYK-
'At your service', the talbiya or
call of the pilgrim to his Lord in the hajj.

[the full talbiya is
'LabbaykAllah huma Labbayk, LabbaykAllah sharee kalala Labbayk, innal
hamda, wa naimata lakawulmulk la shareekala' which means "Here I am O
Lord, here I am, Oh Allah, here I am. Here I am. You have no partner.
Here I am. Surely all praise, grace and dominion is yours, and you have
no partner."]


LA HAWLA WALA QUWWATA
ILLA BILLAH-
The meaning of this expression is 'There is no
power nor strength save in Allah'. This is said by a muslim when he is
struck with calamity, or is taken over by a situation beyond his
control.


LI WAJHILLAH-
Literally,
'For the face of Allah', meaning in order to obtain the pleasure of
Allah, purely for Allah himself.


MA
SALAMA-
'With peace', a formula for ending letters


MASHALLAH-
A phrase literally meaning 'What
Allah wishes', and it indicates a good omen
[example of usage, I get
an A in a test, my mother would say MashAllah]


MALWANA
'Our master', a term of respect
[usually
used in the context of referring to the Prophet , also
however used in the context of referring to a learned individual e.g.
scholar or imam, a concept I am not too keen on supporting and Allah
knows best]


RABBANA WA LAKAL_HAMD-
'Our
Lord, Praise if yours', said after rising from ruku after saying 'sami
Allahuliman hamidah'
[which means 'Allah listens to the one who
praises him']


RADIYALLAHU ANHA-
The
formula 'May Allah be pleased with her' used after a female companion
[usually
abbreviated as RA or RAA]


RADIYALLAHU
ANHU-
This is an expression to be used by muslims whenever a
name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammed is mentioned or used in
writing. IT means 'May Allah be pleased with him'
[usually
abbreviated as RA or RAA]


RADIYALLAHU
ANHUM-
The formula, 'May Allah be pleased with them', used
after a group of companions
[usually abbreviated as RA or RAA]


RAHIMAHULLAH-
The formula, 'May Allah have
mercy on him'


SALLAHU ALAYHI WA SALLAM-
'May
Allah bless him and grant him peace', the formula spoken after the
mentioning of the Prophet Muhammed
[usually
the following two sets of abbreviations are used for this phrase (pbuh)
which means 'peace be upon him' and is the technical reply for all
Prophets or (saws) the correct suffix when referring to the Prophet
Muhammed ]


SAMI ALLAHU LIMAN HAMIDAH-
'Allah
heard him who send praise to Him', said by someone praying when he
rises from ruku (unless he is following an imam in prayer)
[if he is
following an imam in prayer he says 'Rabana wala kalhamd' only]


SAYYIDUNA-
'Our Master', a term of respect.
Literally means 'Lord' or 'Master, or 'Leader'
[usually used to refer
to the Prophet Muhammed , however
many people use it to refer to learned man / scholar, a practise I am
not keen on - and Allah knows best]. It is also frequently used to
denote a descendant of the Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam)


SHUYUKH -
Magestic plural of Shaykh,
literally meaning 'Old man' - an honorific title widely used to denote
scholars, as well as tribal chieftians and notables.


SIDI-
Colloquial for 'Sayyidi' or 'Sayyiduna'
- My 'Lord/Master/Leader' - an honorific term - especially popular in
North Africa.


SUBHANALLAH-
'Glorified
is Allah.' To honour Allah andmake Him free from all (unsuitable evil
things) that are ascribed to Him, (or 'Glorified be Allah')


SUBHANAHU WA TA'ALA-
'Glorified is He and
exalted,' an expression that muslims use when the name of Allah is
pronounced or written
[this us usually abbreviated as (swt)]


TA'ALA-
'Exalted is He', an expression used
after the name of Allah is mentioned
[i.e. Allah Ta'ala meaning,
Allah, exalted be He]


TAAWWUDH-
Saying,
'I seek refuge in Allah...' (audhu billahi minash shaitan nirajeem)


TABARAKALLAH-
The formula 'Blessed is Allah'
[usually used in the context of when one hears good news]


TAHMID-
Saying the expression
'alhamdulillah', which means 'Praise belongs to Allah'


TAKBIR-
Saying 'Allahu akbar', which means
'Allah is Great'


TALBIYA-
Saying
'Labbayk', which means 'At your service' during the hajj


TAMJID-
Glorifying Allah


TARDIYA-
Saying one of the expressions which
begin with 'radiyallahu....'


TASBIH-
Glorification,
saying 'SubhanAllah', which means 'Glory be to Allah'


TASHMIT -
Uttering a prayer for the
sneezer which thes the form, 'yarhamuk Allah' which means 'may Allah
have mercy on you'
[when a person sneezes he says, Ahamdulillah
(Praise be to Allah), a person who hears the sneeze says 'yarhamuk
Allah' and the sneezer replies 'Yahdikumul-lah wa Yuslih balakum' which
means 'May Allah give you guidance and improve your condition.']


ULAMA -
Scholars, or learned men. Especially applied
to religious scholars, but often used also for those learned in other
branches of knowledge.


WAJHULLAH
-
'The face of Allah', meaning for the sake of Allah, irrespective
of any reward in this life, purely for Allah'


ZAWIYA -
Lodge of religious order or fraternity.
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Post by *LosT* on Thu Jul 08, 2010 8:48 pm

jazakALLAH KHAIR noor

may ALLAH Subhana wa ta'ALA bless you and whoeva belongs to you and count u all in HIS naik people
Ameen Sum Ameen
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Post by Asmi_ on Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:32 am

Superb Contribution Noor and Lost .. !

Zero = Sifr
One = Wahed
Two = Ithnayn
Three = Thalatha
Four = Arbaa
Five = Khamsa
Six = Sitta
Seven = Sabaa
Eight = Thamania
Nine = Tiss'a
Ten = Ashara
Airport = Mataar
Bread = Khubz
Car = Sayyara
Coffee = Qahwa
Food = Akl
Friend = Sadiq
Gift = Hadiyya
Give me = A'tinee, Haat
God = Allah
God willing = Insha'allah
Hello,Welcome = Marhaba
How are you? = Kaif Halak(to a man) Kaif Halik(to a woman)
Market = Souk
Milk = Halib
Money = Nuquud
My name is = Ismi
Please = Min Fadlak
No = La
Yes = Na'am
Telephone = Hatif, Talifon
Water = Maa'
Thanks = Shukran
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JAzaak Allah Kheir

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