duas we make unknowingly!

Sunnah words and phrases meanings

How many of us use these sunnah words during the day?
How many of us know the following terms and its meanings?

• Bismillahhir rahmanir rahim ~ In the name of Allah, the beneficent, the merciful.

• Assalaamu Álaikum (Peace be upon you) – by way of greetings

Wa alaikumus salaam (peace be upon you) – in reply to the greetings

• Bismillah (in the name of Allah) – before making a beginning

Jazakallah (may Allah reward you) – for expression of thanks

• Fi Amanillah (may Allah protect you) – by way of saying good-bye

• Subhaanallah (glory be to Allah) – for praising something

• Insha Allah (if Allah wishes) – for expressing a desire to do something

• Astaghfirullah (I beg Allah for forgiveness) – repenting for sins before Allah

• MaashaAllah (as Allah has willed) – for expressing appreciation of something good

• Alhamdulillah (praise be to Allah) – for showing gratitude to Allah after success or even after completing anything

Ya Allah (Oh Allah) – when in pain or distress, calling upon Allah and none else

Aameen (may it be so) – the end of a Dua or prayer

Innaa lillaahi wa innaa ilahi raaji’oon (to Allah we belong and to Him is our return) – this is uttered as an expression of sympathy of the news of some loss or some one’s death

– JazakAllahu khair for _expression of thanks (May Allah reward you with goodness)

BarakAllahu fikum – responding to someone’s thanks (May Allah bless you)

Sal allahu alaihi wasallam – whenever say the name of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) (S.A.W.)

Alaihi salaam – whenever say the name of a prophet( Peace be upon him) (A.S.)

Radi Allah Anhu – whenever say name of male companion of the Prophet (Sahabi) (May Allah be pleased with him) (R.A.)

Radi Allah Anha – whenever say name of female companion of the Prophet (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.)

La hawla wala quwata illah billah – during the time of troubles (There is no strength nor power except Allah)

Fi sabi lillah – giving charity (For the sake of Allah)

“Tawakkal-tu-Allah – (rely on Allah) to solve a problem

Tawkkalna-Alallah – (we have put our trust in Allah) when you wait for a problem to be solved.

Rahmah Allah – (Allah have Mercy on him) when you see someone in distress.

Na’uzhu-billah – (we seek refuge in Allah) to show your dislike.

Inna Lillah – (we are for Allah) – when you hear about a death

Ittaqillah (fear Allah) – when you see someone doing a bad deed.

Allahu Yahdika – (may Allah guide you ) – to forbid somebody to do something indecent.

Hayyak Allah – (Allah maintain your life) when you greet someone.

Allahualam – (Allah knows best) when you say something you are not sure of.

Tabarak Allah – (blessed be Allah) when you hear a good news

Hasbi Allah – (Allah will suffice me) when you are in a difficult situation.

Adhak Allah Sinnaka – (May Allah keep you cheerful) when you seek another Muslim with cheerful countenance.

I hope this helps you to understand and learn more about the basic words and phrases you use and might hear daily. Allah knows best

(Shared by sister/in/islam)

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