بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
BISMILLAH AR RAHMAN AR RAHIM-
The basmala. 'In the name of Allah, the all Merciful the all Compassionate.'
[this is also translated as in the name of Allah most gracious most merciful]
'Peace be upon you'
the greeting of the muslim
the reply is
و عليكم السلام
'wa alaikumus salam'
which means 'and peace be upon you.
The fuller version reads,
السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته
'assalam u alaikum wa rahmatulahi wa baakatuhu'
which means 'peace be upon you and the blessings and mercy of Alllah' the
reply is 'wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatulahi wa baakatuhu
Allah is greater.' Also called the takbir
'Allah knows best'
عز و جل
AZZA WA JAL-
meaning 'Mighty and Majestic is He'
بارك الله فيك
means 'May the blessings of Allah be upon you.'
When a muslims wants to thank another person, he uses different statements
to express his thanks, appreciation and gratitude. One of them is BarakAllah
أعوذ بالله من الشيطان الرجيم
'AUDHU BILLAHI MIN ASH SHAYTAN AR RAJIM-
I seek protection in Allah from the accursed satan.'
I ask forgiveness of Allah'
جزاك الله خيراً
Jazak Allah Khair.
"May Allah reward you."
This is the best way of thanking someone.
لا حول و لا قوة الا بالله
La hawla wa la quwwata illa Billah.
"There is no power or glory except for Allah's."
We say this when we hear bad news or are disappointed.
ما شاء الله
Ma sha Allah.
"This is according to Allah's will."
We say this when we notice something attractive, desirable, or admirable.
Saying this protects people against the evil effects of envy.
"May Allah bless you."
We say this to congratulate a person for any good news or happy event.
We also say Ramadan Mubarak! and Eid Mubarak!
صلى الله عليه و سلم
Sall-Allahu aleyhi wa sallam.
"Allah, bless him and grant him peace."
We say this whenever we mention any of Allah's prophets or angels.
See the Holy Qur’an, Surat-al-Ahzaab (The Clans), 33: 56.
'Peace be upon him
a formula used after the name of a prophet
The Arabic expression meaning 'Please accept.'
Used at the end of prayers and supplictions
"Glory to Allah."
We say this whenever we are surprised by any of Allah's
wonderful works. Also often used when we notice a human being's mistake,
especially during the prayer.
الحمد لله,When someone sneezes, he should say
يرحمك الله,Everyone who hears him should say
, Yarhamak Allah.
"May Allah have mercy on you."
قدر الله وماشاء فعل
Allah has decreed and what he wills..he does
qadar Allah wa ma sha'a fa'al
الحمد لله على كل حال
Al-hamdulillah 'ala kool hal.
"Praise Allah in all circumstances."
We say this when something displeases us.
أعوذ بالله من االشيطان الرجيم
Aoothoo billahi meen ash-shaytan ar-rajeem.
"I seek Allah's protection from Satan the accursed."
We say this when we are tempted to do something wrong, or when we are angry.
حسبنا الله و نعم الوكيل
Hasbun Allah wa ni'am al-wakil.
"Allah suffices me and He is the best guardian."
We say this when we are faced with a problem for which we have no solution.
انا لله و انا اليه راجعون
Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un.
"Truly we belong to Allah and truly to Him shall we return."
We say this when we hear that someone has died, or when we are faced with something difficult or unpleasant. See the Holy Qur'an, "Surat-al-Baqarah" (The Cow), 2: 155-157.
An Arabic expression meaning 'Allah knows best'
An expression used for separating an introductory from the main topics in a speech; the introductory being usually concerned with Allahs praises and glorification. Literally it means 'whatever comes after'
في أمان الله
Valedictory phrase meaning 'In Allahs protection'
في سبيل الله
The Arabic expression meaning 'In the way of Allah', 'For the cause of Allah' [also used to mean 'for the love of Allah']
كرم الله و حهه
Karam Allahu Wajhahu
'May Allah honour him', a formula used when Ali ibn Abi Talib (RadiAllahu Ta'ala anhu) is mentioned
Literally, 'For the face of Allah', meaning in order to obtain the pleasure of Allah, purely for Allah himself
بارك الله لكما، وبارك عليكما، وجمع بينكما في خير
Baraka Allah lakuma wa baraka Alaikuma wa gamaa baynakuma fi khair
means (not exactly): Allah swt bless both of you and gather you in all that is good .