Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Basic Islamic pharases :)

Assalamu ‘Alaikum
when you meet a muslim
Translation: Peace be upon you
Wa’alaikum Assalam
a Muslim greets you
Translation: And peace be upon you
Assalamu ‘alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh 
formal and great greeting to a Muslim
Translation: May the peace, mercy, and blessings of Allah be upon you
Wa’alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh 
a Muslim greets you
Translation: And peace and mercy and blessings of Allah be upon you
Hiyyak Allah 
When greeting someone after Salaams
Translation: May Allah greet you (lit. May Allah preserve your life)
Bismillah arRahman arRahim 
before making a beginning
Translation: In the name of Allah, most Gracious most Merciful
Jazak Allah Khairan
for expression of thanks
Translation: May Allah reward you with blessings
(Reply: Wa iyak(i), wa iyakum; Trans. And you)
BarakAllahu feekum or Allah baraka feek(i) 
responding to someone’s thanks/ a way of expressing thanks
Translation: May Allah bless you
(Reply: Wa feek(i), Wa feekum; Trans.: And you)
Fi Amanillah 
by way of saying good-bye
Translation: May Allah protect you
for praising something
Translation: Glory be to Allah
Insha Allah 
for expressing a desire to do something
Translation: If Allah wills/Through Allah’s will
Repenting for sins before Allah
I beg Allah for forgiveness
Masha Allah 
for expressing appreciation of something good
Translation: As Allah has willed/Praise be to Allah
for showing gratitude to Allah after success or even after completing anything
Translation: Thanks be to Allah
the end of a Dua or prayer
Translation: May it be so
Sallahu ‘alayhi wa salaam
whenever say the name of Prophet Muhammad
Translation: Peace be upon him (S.A.W.)
‘Alayhi salaam
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
Translation: 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 allahu ajrakom 
uttered to family of deceased
Translation: may Allah make your ajer (reward) great
Shakar Allahu Sa’yikum 
uttered to people who attend aaza – when friends go to send condolences 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
A few more:
Tawakkal-tu-’ala-Allah- I have put my trust in Allah-rely on Allah solving a problem
Tawkkalna-’ala-Allah – we have put our trust in Allah – waiting for a problem to be solved
Rahimahullah – Allah have Mercy on him – you see someone in distress
Na’uzhu-bi-Allah - we seek refuge in Allah – showing your dislike
Fi sabeel illah – in/for Allah’s cause/way – you give charity/help people
Ittaqillah-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

let's use these Islamic phrases and terms in our daily life :D

1 comment:

Cik Ummi said...

assalamualaikum jaa :)



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