This is a brief list of Arabic terms that are very likely to appear on this blog. All or nearly all of these are used in an Islamic context. Please feel free to ask about any of these terms if you are confused, concerned, or otherwise curious!

  • Allaah
    • God; the Lord, Master, Creator, & Sustainer of all that exists; the One Who is alone worthy of worship
  • Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem
    • In the Name of Allaah, the Beneficient, the Merciful
  • in shaa Allaah
    • if Allaah wills
  • maa shaa Allaah
    • it is as Allaah wills
  • wallaahu a`lam
    • Allaah knows
  • alhamdulillaah
    • all thanks & praise belong to Allaah