Arabic expressions for the new Muslim!
Posted 14 July 2003 - 11:35 AM
Every muslim should remember these essential expressions.
Note: Spellings may vary when translated to English
These expressions are mostly singular. For example to say Allah baraka fiki to more than one person you would say Allah baraka fikum and as sister tathbeet noted to say Jazak Allah khieran for more than one person would be Jazakahu Allah khieran and so on. It is fine to speak in the masculine tense when speaking to women formaly.
As salamu aleiykum
when you meet a muslim
Translation: Peace be upon you
a muslim greets you
Translation:And peace be upon you
As salamu aleiykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh
formal and great greeting to a muslim
Translation:Peace and mercy and blessings of Allah be upon you
Waleiykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh
a muslim greets you
Translation:And peace and mercy and blessings of Allah be upon you
When greating someone after Salams
Translation:May Allah greet you
Bismillah arRahman arRahim
before making a beginning
Translation:In the name of Allah most Gracious most Merciful
Jazak Allah Khieran
for expression of thanks
Translation:May Allah reward you with blessings
BarakAllahu feekum or Allah baraka fiki
Translation:May Allah bless you
by way of saying good-bye
Translation:May Allah protect you
for praising something
Translation:Glory be to Allah
for expressing a desire to do something
Translation: If Allah wills
repenting for sins before Allah
I beg Allah for forgiveness
for expressing appreciation of something good
As Allah has willed
for showing gratitude to Allah after success or even after completing anything
Praise be to Allah
the end of a Dua or prayer
Translation:May it be so
Sal allahu aleihi wasallam
whenever say the name of Prophet Muhammad
Translation:Peace be upon him (S.A.W.)
whenever say the name of a prophet
Translation:Peace be upon him (A.S.)
Radi Allah Anhu
whenever say name of male companion of the Prophet (Sahabi)
Translation:May Allah be pleased with him (R.A.)
Radi Allah Anha
whenever say name of female companion of the Prophet
Translation:May Allah be pleased with her (R.A.)
Radi Allah Anhum
Plural form of saying companions of the Prophet
May Allah be pleased with them (R.A.)
Innaa lillaahi wa innaa ilayhi raaji'oon
this is uttered as an expression upon hearing the news of some loss or some one's death
Translation:To Allah we belong and to Him is our return
aathama allaho ajrakom
uttered to family of deseased
Translation: may allah make your ajer "reward" great
Shukr Allaho sayikum
uttered to people who attend aaza - when friends go to send condolenses upon death of a person
Translation: May Allah accept that your effort
La hawla wala quwata illah billah
during the time of troubles
Translation:There is no strength nor power except Allah
Posted 23 July 2003 - 11:54 AM
May Allah reward you . 8)
Posted 08 August 2003 - 11:05 AM
It was pleasure and infomative reading those basic though essential expression for a muslim .
Posted 08 August 2003 - 05:34 PM
Posted 02 September 2003 - 04:27 PM
Posted 02 September 2003 - 05:42 PM
Tawakkal-tu-Allah rely on Allah solving a problem
Tawkkalna-Alai-Allah - we have put our trust in Allah - waiting for a problem to be solved
Rahmah Allah - Allah have Mercy on him - you see someone in distress
Na'uzhu-bi-Allah - we seek refuge in Allah - showing your dislike
Fe Sabeel Allah - in/for Allah's cause/way - you give charity/help people
Atqaa Allah fear Allah you see someone doing a bad deed
Hayyak Allah - Allah maintain your life - you greet someone
Hasbi Allah - Allah will suffice me - you are in a difficult situation
Azhak Allah sinnaka - May Allah keep you cheerful - you seek another Muslim with cheerful countenance
Posted 03 September 2003 - 07:10 PM
Look there it is ! LOL. Maybe someone can use this one for a sticky or i guess we could just keep bumping it up!
Posted 06 September 2003 - 08:02 PM
Posted 07 September 2003 - 01:34 AM
My husband is Syrian also!
I wonder if we know eachother
Posted 08 September 2003 - 08:42 PM
Masha allah!!! this words are very helpful. Barakhalaufik sister. Insha allah He (SWA) will reward you for this.
I am a new sister in the forum. I am from Spain but live in London. I love talking about Islam. I embraced Islam 5 months ago and I am very excited about learning new things. I hope to learn lots from all of you.
Posted 20 September 2003 - 10:43 PM
Just waht I need.
Posted 06 October 2003 - 08:59 PM
I was just wondering...
What does UP mean... :?
Or are we just pointing to the sky?
Posted 06 October 2003 - 09:10 PM
I think what she means is to bump the post up so that people can keep reading it. Instead of looking through all the posts.
Posted 09 October 2003 - 06:13 PM
I think it's good for new Muslimahs
Posted 31 October 2003 - 04:58 PM
Posted 15 November 2003 - 10:10 PM
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