What Does “Ameen” Mean?

﷽ وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه وسلم Introduction At the end of reciting surat al-Fatiha in prayer and after supplications (du'a), we say "amin/ameen." What does this word mean? Apparently this word is a Semitic word, perhaps originates from Hebrew, and is not an Arabic word and is not found in the … Continue reading What Does “Ameen” Mean?


What Does “Allah Created Adam in His Image” Mean?

﷽ The Jews and Christians understood this anthropomorphically from the Old Testament. They may refer to God as a "perfect man in the sky" or a "big man" and other man-like characteristics. Muslims almost never understood it this way, aside from a tiny few of sectarians. Hadith This hadith has been transmitted on the authority … Continue reading What Does “Allah Created Adam in His Image” Mean?

Meanings of Kalla

The particle kalla كلاَّ, like most particles (ahruf) in Arabic, has multiple meanings and usages. Here insha'Allah I'll translate 4 of them from alMaany's online dictionary. Particle that provides dissuasion, rebuke/reprimand, and and disapproval. It is permitted to stop on it or begin after it.{كَلاَّ سَنَكْتُبُ مَا يَقُولُ} "Nay! We will record what he says..." … Continue reading Meanings of Kalla

Tahqiq fi Kalimat al-Quran al-Karim

This Shi'a Arabic dictionary is quite an interesting resource when delving further into the Arabic language. Sunnis also refer to his dictionary for deeper elaboration on words. Hasan al-Muṣṭafawī looks into the original word and its application to various resources used in his interpretation of the meaning. http://alfeker.mediafire.com/?7ahbatndj7pkvtbhttp://alfeker.mediafire.com/?guso84p5yz8ny6l http://alfeker.mediafire.com/?uab8oamxs8oby1hhttp://alfeker.mediafire.com/?xivcibxyx12xx5chttp://alfeker.mediafire.com/?frzex8kbzk4rzfqhttp://alfeker.mediafire.com/?lzd7pdz2q95nbpxhttp://alfeker.mediafire.com/?6241ag8ky692of4http://alfeker.mediafire.com/?15qhbq6x2o668xihttp://alfeker.mediafire.com/?91m2m8x5gbx1qj1http://alfeker.mediafire.com/?0cctlt2accm80q6http://alfeker.mediafire.com/?77sd0egq6ijj648http://alfeker.mediafire.com/?fh54v59aooc67s9http://alfeker.mediafire.com/?0219c4wj0yyqckphttp://alfeker.mediafire.com/?ds3icyel231ct0y Source: https://web.archive.org/web/20170409105641/http://shiabooks.net/library.php?id=3260 You can buy a … Continue reading Tahqiq fi Kalimat al-Quran al-Karim