Meaning of ‘ilm‘Ilm (knowledge) is to comprehend a matter in the way that it truly is, with a firm decisive comprehension.
Meaning of al yawm ul aakhirahAl yawm ul aakhirah – it is the Day of Resurrection, (the Last Day) because there is no day after it.
Meaning of ar RabbRabb – meaning khaaliq (Creator) and Sovereign Owner and the One who controls; so He is the One who created the heavens and the Earth...
Meaning of as sam’ (Hearing)The Sam’ (Hearing) which Allaah has affirmed for Himself is of two types.
Meaning of dhulmThere are three types of dhulm (oppression).
Meaning of ma'iyyahThe ma’iyyah of Allaah (Allaah’s being “with” someone) is divided into two types: that which is general and that which is specific.
Meaning of makroohThe meaning of makrooh in the Arabic language is mubghad (that which is hated).
Meaning of mandoobThe meaning of Mandoob in the Arabic language is mad’oo (that which is called to).
Meaning of mubaahThe meaning of mubaah in the Arabic language is mu’lan (something made manifest and public) and ma-dhoon feehi (something for which permission has been given).
Meaning of muharramThe meaning of muharram in the Arabic language is mamnoo’ (prohibited).
Ta’teelThis literally means ‘to leave something empty or abandoned’.
Taateel and TashbeehWhat are the errors regarding Allaah’s Names and Attributes that people have fallen into?
Meaning of tafseerTafseer, in the technical sense is “to clarify the meanings of the Noble Qur’aan”.
Meaning of waajibThe meaning of Waajib in the Arabic language is saaqit (fallen down) and laazim (binding).
TafweedIt means relegating and entrusting the knowledge about the exact nature of Allaah’s Attributes back to Allaah Himself.
TahreefTahreef occurs when a person tries to change the meaning of an Attribute of Allaah away from its actual true meaning.
TakyeefTakyeef occurs when a person thinks he can acquire an understanding of the specific details of Allaah’s Attributes.
TashbeehTashbeeh is the error of comparing the Creator to His Creation.
Glossary of terms for the non-Muslim and the new MuslimEnglish meanings of some of the commonly used terms in the books of Islaam.