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sameerbaba
01-22-2010, 03:38 PM
Islamic Words

Alhamdu lillah ?
Praise be to Allah

Allahu Akbar
Allah is Most Great

Amanah
Trust

Assalamu Alaikum
Peace be upon you--the "official" Islamic greeting.

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh
Peace and the Mercy and Blessings of God be upon you" Extended form of the above.

Astaghfir Allah
I seek forgiveness from Allah (used when mentioning something that goes against the standards of Islam)

Fatwa
Islamic legal ruling

Fiqh
Islamic law as interpreted by scholars

Fitnah
Corruption and disorder, also temptation

Imam
Leader

Iman
Faith

Kufr
Denial of the Truth, rebellion against God

La Ilaha Illa Allah
There is no deity but God

Ma Shaa Allah
What God has willed! (Usually used to express wonder at Allah's creation)

Madhhab
School of jurisprudential thought

Makruh
Detested, but not forbidden (per Islamic law)

Mandoub
Recommended, but not required (per Islamic law)

Mubah
Neither forbidden nor commended. Neutral (per Islamic law)

Mushrik
One who commits Shirk?

Ulama
Religious scholars

Umma
Nation, community.

SWT
(SubHanahu Wa Ta?ala.) Glory be to Him. Used only in reference to Allah.

Klassic
01-26-2010, 10:23 AM
JazakALLAH Khair..... t4s