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Da'if ()
"Weak", the status below hasan. usually the weakness is one of discontinuity in the isnad. (t.p)

Da'iy ()
Muslim missionary involved in Da'wah. It can also have a general meaning reffering to someone who calls others to a certain belief.
(c.m.j.e)

Da'ud ()
The prophet david. `the fast of da'ud' is to fast every other day. (t.p)

Da'ud ibn 'ali al-isbahani ()
(Or da'ud ibn khalaf), the founder of the zahirite madhhab, died in 270/884. (t.p)

Da'wa ()
Inviting or calling people to worship Allah by following the messenger of Allah. (t.p)

Da'wah ()
inviting others to Islam. Missionary work.
(c.m.j.e)

Dabba ()
The beast which will arise from the earth, (see qur'an 27:82). it is one of the signs of the approach of the last hour. (t.p)

Dabit ()
Precise and accurate in reproducing reports. (t.p)

Dabt ()
The faculty of retention, the ability of a person to listen to something, comprehend its original meaning and to retain it accurately. (t.p)

Daf` al-haraj ()
Removal of hardship. (t.p)

Daff ()
tambourine used in Arabia.
(c.m.j.e)

Daff ()
Tambourine. (t.p)

Dahri ()
Materialist or atheist. probably originally referred to a follower of zurvanism which is associated with a form of atheistic materialism that asserted the eternity of the material universe. (t.p)

Dajjal ()
The false messiah whose appearance marks the imminent end of the world. the root in arabic means "to deceive, cheat, take in". (t.p)

Dajjal ()
The false messiah whose appearance marks the imminent end of the world. the arabic root means "to deceive, cheat, take in". (t.p)

Dakka ()
(Sometimes dikka) a platform to which a staircase leads in the mosque. (t.p)

Dala'il al-khayrat ()
"Guides to good things", a popular collection of prayers on the prophet with emphasis on the divine names, by al-jazuli (d. 870/1465). (t.p)

Dalala ()
Explanation, clarification. indication, signification, textual implication. sub-categories of this vary according to school. for instance, the hanafis have four categories while the shafi`is have five. (t.p)

Dalala al-iqtida' ()
The required meaning indicated by the text. (t.p)

Dalala al-ishara ()
Alluded meaning. (t.p)

Dalala al-mafhum ()
Implied meaning. (t.p)

Dalala al-mantaq ()
Pronounced meaning of a text. this is sub-divided into dalala al-iqtida' and dalala al-ishara. (t.p)

Dalala an-nass ()
Inferred or implied meaning of a text. (t.p)

Dalala asliya ()
Essential signification. (t.p)

Dalala tabi`a ()
Subordinate denotation. (t.p)

Dalalat ()
Textual implications. (t.p)

Dalil ()
(Plural adilla) proof, indication, evidence; also a guide. (t.p)

Daman ()
Guarantee. (t.p)

Daman ()
Surety, guarantee. (t.p)

Damma ()
The arabic vowel u. (t.p)

Daniq ()
(Plural dawaniq) a coin equal to one sixth of a dirham. (t.p)

Dara'ib ()
General taxes imposed for public welfare by the government. (t.p)

Darak ()
Default in ownership. (t.p)

Darar ()
Damage. (t.p)

Daroorah ()
Necessity. (i.i.q)

Darqawa ()
Also darqawiya (or derqawiya) a branch of the shadhili tariqa originating with mulay al-`arabi ad-darqawi (d. 1289/1823), or more properly, with the teachings of his shaykh, sidi `ali al-jamal (d. 1193-94/1779-80). it concentrates on renunciation of worldly things and a return to the true teachings of tasawwuf. it has various branches, mainly in northwest africa. they played a political role in opposition to the turks and later the french. (t.p)

Darura ()
Necessity. (t.p)

Darura ()
Overriding necessity. (t.p)

Darura malji'a ()
Pressing necessity, also called mulihha. (t.p)

Daruri ()
Necessary, a priori, a grade of maslaha, "indispensible in sustaining the good (masalih)." (ash-shatibi). (t.p)

Daruriyat ()
Immediately evident propositions. (t.p)

Darwish ()
Dervish, from the persian darwesh, meaning poor person, the equivalent of the arabic faqir. (t.p)

Dasuqi ()
See ad-dusuqi. (t.p)

Dawr ()
Arguing in a circle. (t.p)

Dawr ()
Arguing in a circle. (t.p)

Dawsa ()
"Trampling", a ceremony which used to be performed by the sa'diya in mawlids of the prophet in cairo. the shaykh would ride over the prone dervishes. (t.p)

Day of Judgement ()
Belief in the Day of Judgement is a basic article of faith in Islam. After God ends the present world and order of creation, a day will follow on which He will judge every person according to his or her intentions, deeds, and circumstances. Judgement by God is followed by punishment in Hell or eternal reward in Paradise. (c.i.e)

Dayn ()
Loan or debt. (i.i.q)

Dayn ()
Debt. debts are paid first from the estate before it is divided between the heirs. (t.p)

Dayn ()
(Plural duyan) a debt. (t.p)

Declaration of Faith ()
See Shahadah. (c.i.e)

Deen ()
A term commonly used to mean "religion," but actually referring to the totality of Muslim beliefs and practices. Thus, Islam as a deen is a "complete way of life." (c.i.e)

Deen ()
See din. (t.p)

Dhabiha ()
(Plural dhaba'ih) an animal slaughtered for food. dhanb (plural dhunub): wrong action, sin. (t.p)

Dhaman al-'Amal ()
Liability underlying a partnership formed on the basis of labor, where the partner is liable for performing the contract or completing the work accepted by either partner. (i.i.q)

Dhaman al-Thaman ()
Liability underlying a partnership formed on the basis of credit-worthiness where each partner is liable, jointly and severally, for paying the price of goods bought on credit. (i.i.q)

Dhat ()
Essence, quiddity, the absolute being stripped of all modes, relations and aspects. also called al-mahiyya. (t.p)

Dhat ()
Essence. (t.p)

Dhat 'irq ()
The miqat of the people of iraq. it is a ruined town two stages from makka. (t.p)

Dhawq ()
Tasting, experience of direct knowledge, sapience (with the original sense of the latin sapere, to taste). one of the first manifestations on the path. (t.p)

Dhihar ()
See zihar. (t.p)

Dhikr (dhik-er)
Remembrance of Allah [God] through verbal or mental repetition of His divine attributes or various religious formulas, such as "Soob-han Allah," meaning "Glory be to God." Dhikr is a common practice among all Muslims, but is especially emphasized by Sufis. (c.i.e)

Dhikr (ZIKR) ()
remembrance for the sake of Allah.
(c.m.j.e)

Dhikr ()
Lit. remembrance, mention. commonly used, it means invocation of Allah by repetition of his names or particular formulae. forms include: dhikr al-lisan, dhikr with the tongue; dhikr an-nafs, recollection of theself which is inward and not audible; dhikr al-qalb, the contemplation of the heart; dhikr ar-ruh, dhikr with the spirit; dhikr as-sirr, dhikr of the inner secret; dhikr al-khafi, secret recollection; dhikr akhfa al-khafi, the most secret remembrance of the secret. (t.p)

Dhikru'llah ()
"Remembrance or invocation of Allah". (t.p)

Dhikru'llah ()
"Remembrance of Allah". (t.p)

Dhilla ()
Lowliness, abasement to Allah. (t.p)

Dhimma ()
Obligation or contract, in particular a treaty of protection for non-muslims living in muslim territory. (t.p)

Dhimma ()
Obligation or contract, in particular a treaty of protection for non-muslims living in muslim territory. (t.p)

Dhimmi ()
A non-muslim living under the protection of muslim rule on payment of the jizya. (t.p)

Dhimmi ()
A non-muslim living under the protection of muslim rule. (t.p)

Dhimmi ()
a non-Muslim living under the protection of a Muslim state. He is exempt from duties of Islam like military and zakah but must instead pay a tax called jizyah.
(c.m.j.e)

Dhimmi (dhim-mee)
A person belonging to the category of "protected people" (ahl ad-dhimmah) within the Islamic state. Historically, Jews and Christians traditionally received this status due to their belief in One God, but others such as Zoroastrians, Buddhists and Hindus were also included. Dhimmis had full rights to practice their faith and implement their own religious laws within their communities. In exchange for a guarantee of protection and exemption from military service, dhimmis payed a specific tax to the state, just as their fellow Muslim citizens did. (c.i.e)

Dhira` ()
(Plural adhru `) a cubit varying from 45 cm to 66.5 cm. (t.p)

Dhn mahram ()
A male, whom a woman can never marry because of close relationship (e.g. a brother, a father, an uncle etc.); or her own husband. (t.p)

Dhn'l-hijja ()
The twelfth month of the muslim lunar calendar in which the hajj takes place. (t.p)

Dhn'l-qa`da ()
The eleventh month of the muslim lunar calendar. (t.p)

Dhu mahram ()
A male, whom a woman can never marry because of close relationship (e.g. a brother, a father, an uncle etc.); or her own husband. (t.p)

Dhu'l-hulayfa ()
The miqat of the people of madina, now called bayar 'ali. (t.p)

Dhu'l-kifl ()
A prophet mentioned in the qur'an in 21:85, possibly ezekiel. (t.p)

Dhu'l-qarnayn ()
"The two-horned", a name given to a great ruler in the past who ruled all over the world, and was a true believer. it is often thought to refer to alexander the great. his story is mentioned in the qur'an (18:83-99). (t.p)

Dhu'n-nun ()
"He of the whale", jonah or yunus. (t.p)

Dhu'n-nun al-misri ()
The ascetic and gnostic of Allah, abu'l-fayd thawban ibn ibrahim, a man of knowledge and virtue. of nubian origin, he was born at akhmin in upper egypt, in about 180/796, studied under several teachers and travelled extensively through arabia and syria. in 214/829 al-mutawakkil accused him of zandaqa but having listened to him, released him. he is said to be the first to have given a systematic explanation of the states (ahwal) and stations (maqamat) on the spiritual path. he died in giza in 245/859. (t.p)

Dhu'r-rahm ()
(Plural ulu'l-arham) relatives who receive none of the fixed shares of inheritance and are not among the `asaba; blood relatives on the mother's side. (t.p)

Dhu-n nurayn (ZHU-N NURAYN)
it means 'Possessor of the Two Lights'. It is used to refer to Uthman ibn Affan because he married two of the Prophet's daughters.
(c.m.j.e)

Dhuhr ()
See zuhr. (t.p)

Dimar ()
A bad debt; property which has slipped out of one's possession with little chance of recovery (like fugitive slaves). according to the malikis, if it is gold or silver, zakat is paid for one year only on it when it is removed. if it is cattle, then it is for all the past years. (t.p)

Dimar ()
Bad debt. (t.p)

Diminishing Musharakah ()
Another form of Musharakah (a financing mode), developed in recent years. According to this concept, a financier and his client participate either in the joint ownership of a property or equipment, or in a joint commercial enterprise. The share of the financier is further divided into a number of units and it is understood that the client will purchase the units of the share of the financier one by one periodically, thus increasing his own share until all the units of the financier are purchased by him so as to make him the sole owner of the property, or the commercial enterprise, as the case may be. (i.i.q)

Din ()
means way of life or religion.
(c.m.j.e)

Din ()
Often written deen, the life-transaction, lit. the debt between two parties, in this usage between the creator and created. the plural is adyan. (t.p)

Dinar ()
(Plural dananir) a gold coin 4.4 gm in weight. (t.p)

Dinar ()
Gold coinage; one dinar is 4.4 grams of gold. (i.i.q)

Diraya ()
Deduction (as istinbat): analysis of scripture. (t.p)

Dirham ()
Name of a unit of currency, usually a silver coin used in the past in several Muslim countries and still used in some Muslim countries, such as Morocco and United Arab Emirates. (i.i.q)

Dirham ()
a silver coin.
(c.m.j.e)

Dirham ()
(Plural darahim) a silver coin 3.08 gm in weight. (t.p)

Diwan ()
A collection of poems primarily concerned with the declaration of haqiqa, a description of the tariqa, and confirmation of the shari `a. (t.p)

Diya ()
Financial compensation (blood money) for homicide or injury. (t.p)

Dome of the Rock ()
Name of the famous masjid in Jerusalem built around 691 C.E. by the Umayyad caliph Abd al-Malik. The rock within the masjid structure is believed to be the point from which Muhammad was miraculously ascended to Heaven in 619 C.E. (c.i.e)

Druzes ()
A heterodox sect which developed out of fatimid isma`ilism and the 5th/llth century agitation of the qarmatians. today there are about half a million druzes living in syria, lebanon, and palestine who are not considered to be muslims either by the shiites or the sunnis. (t.p)

Du'a (doo-ah) ()
Term designating personal prayer, supplication, and communication with God, as distinct from salah (formal worship). Muslims make du'as for many reasons and at various times, such as after salah, before eating a meal, before retiring to sleep, or to commemorate an auspicious occasion such as the birth of a child. Personal du'as can be made in any language, whereas salah is performed in Arabic. (c.i.e)

Du'a ()
a prayer.
(c.m.j.e)

Du'at ()

plural of da'iy.
(c.m.j.e)

Du`a' ()
Supplication to Allah. (t.p)

Du`a' ()
Making supplication to Allah. (t.p)

Duha ()
Forenoon, in particular the voluntary morning prayer. (t.p)

Duha' ()
Political finesse which consists of intelligence combined with cunning and accurate forward planning. (t.p)

Dukhan ()
"Smoke"; the name of sura 44 of the qur'an, one of the signs before the end of the world. (t.p)

Dukhan ()
"Smoke", the name of sura 44 of the qur'an, one of the signs before the end of the world. (t.p)

Duliik ash-shams ()
Early afternoon, the sun's declining from the meridian. (t.p)

Dunya ()
This world, not as a cosmic phenomenon, but as imagined and experienced. (see khayal). (t.p)

Dunya ()
This world, not as a cosmic phenomenon, but as experienced. (t.p)

Dunya ()
this world or life, as opposed to the Hereafer.
(c.m.j.e)

 

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Alphabetical Entries Indexed For Arabic-English Dictionary Of Sheikh Adelabu (Ph. D. Damas) :: ألفبيات مادّات مفهرسة للقاموس العربي الإنجليزي للشيخ أديلابو - دكتوراه من دمسق

                       

مباني الكلمات على الألف الفعلية من الأفعال والمصادر المصروفة ومن مجردّات الأفعال ومجرّدات الأسماء وغيرها

أ إِئْتِمَانِيَّة أَب أَبْيَض أَتَى أَتْيَس أثُّ أَثِيم أَج أَجْيَد
أَح إِحْيَان إِذ أُذَيْنَة أَرَى أَرِيكَة أَخ أَخْيَمَ أَز إِزِّيَان
أَد أَدِيم أَس إِسْتِخْوَال إِسْتَدَّ إِسْتِضْلاَل إِسْتَطَاب إِسْتِكْوَاء إِسْتَل إِسْتِيمَان
أَسْجَى أُسَيْلِم أَشَائِم أَشْيَم أَص أَصِيلَة أَضَاءَ أَضْيَك أَط أَطِيط
أَظْأَر إِظْهَار أَعَادَ أَعْيَن أَغَابَ أَغْيَن أَف أَفْيُون أَقَاء أُقَيْحِيَانَة
أَكَادِيد أَكِيل أَل أَلِيم أَم أَمْيَه أَن إِنْخِنَاق أَنَد إِنْضِوَاء
أَنَطّ إِنْكِمَاش أَنْمَى أَنِين أَه أَهْيَم أَو أَوْهَنَ إِيْهَان أَيْهَم
                       

مباني الكلمات على التاء الفعلية من الأفعال والمصادر المصروفة ومن مجردّات الأفعال ومجرّدات الأسماء وغيرها

ت تَأَيُّد تَب تَبَيُّن تَتَابَع تَتَوُّق تَثَائَبَ تَثْنِيَة تَجَابَّ تَجَيُّف
تَحَابَّ تَحَيُّن تَخَّ تَخَيُّم تَدَابَر تَدَيُّيُن تَذانَب تَذَيُّل تَرَّ تَرِيكَة
تَزَابَنَ تَزَيُّن تَسَائَلَ تَسَيُّف تَشَائَم تَشَيُّم تَصَائَى تَصَيُّف تَضَائَلَ تَضَيُّق
تَطَابَق تَطَيُّن تَظَارَفَ تَظَنُّن تَعَاتَبَ  تَعَيُّن تَغَابَى تَغَيُّم تَفَّ تَفَيْهُق
تَقَى تًقَيُّن تَكَّ   تَكَيُّف تَلَّ تَلَيُّن تَمَّ تَمِيمَة تُن تَنِّين
تَهَاتَرَ تَوَاؤُم تَوّاب تَوَيُّل تَيَّار تُيُوقِرَاطِيَّة  
                       

مباني الكلمات على الميم المصدرية الفاعلية والمفعولية من الأفعال الألفية

مُبيئ مُبْيَضَّ مُتِّي مُتِّهَم مُثيب   مُثِّنِي مُجيئ مُجْهِم مُحيب مُحْيِن
مُخيب مُخْيَم مُدِّي مُذيب مُذَاب مُذْيَل مُرِي مُرْيِف مُزيت مُزِّيَن
مُسيئ مُسْتِخْوَل مُسْتَدَّ مُسْتِغْيَل مُسْتَفّ مُسْتِكْوِي مُسْتَلَّ مُسْتَيْمِن مُسْجِي مُسْوَغ
مُشيب مُشوَك مُصيب مُصِّيَّف مُضيئ مُضْوِي مُطيئ  مُطْيَب مُظْأِر مُظْهَر
مُعيد مُعْيَل مُغيب مُغْيِم مُفيئ مُقَاس مُقيل مُقْوَل مُكْأِب مُكهِم
مُلِيح مُلْيَل مُمِيئ   مُمْوَه مُنيئ مُنْخِنَق مُنَدَّ مُنْضِوِي مُنْطَاد مُنْكِمَش
مُنْمِي مُنْوَك مُنْثِي مُنْوَك مُهيب مُوقَن مُومِن مُونَع  
                       

مباني الكلمات على الميم المصدرية الفاعلية والمفعولية من الأفعال التائية

مُتَآج مُتَأَوُّه مُتَآجَّ   مُتَأَوُّه مُتَبَائِس مُتَتَابِع مُتَتَرِّب مُتَتَوُّق مُتَثَائِب مُتَثَنٍّ
مُتَجَاب مُتَجَيِّف مُتَحَابَّ مُتَحَيِّن مُتَخَابِث مُتَخَيِّم مُتَدَابِر مُتَدَيِّن مُتَذَائِب مُتَذَيِّل
مُتَرَائِي مُتَرَيِّق مُتَزَابِن مُتَزَيِّن مُتَسَائِل مُتَسَيِّف مُتَشَائِم مُتَشَيِّم مُتَصَائِي مُتَصَيِّف
مُتَضَائِل مُتَضَيِّق مُتَطَابِق مُتَطَيِّن مُتَظَارِف مُتَظَنُّن مُتَعَاتِب مُتَعَيِّن مُتَغَابِي مُتَغَيِّم
مُتَفَاؤُل مُتَفَيِّل مُتَقَابِض مُتَقَيِّن مُتَكَاب مُتَكَيِّف مُتَلِّي مُتَلَيِّن مُتَمَاتِن مُتَمَيِّل
مُتَنَائِي مُتَنَيِّق مُتَهَاتِر مُتَهَيِّم مُتَوَائِم مُتَوَيِّل مُتَيَاسِر مُتَيَمُّن  
                       

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Conjugal Formulas :: الموازن الصرفية

                       
 

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Conjugal Nomen Verbi (Verbal Noun Formulas) :: موازن المصدريات

Conjugal Agentis (Active Noun Formulas) :: موازن الفاعليات

Conjugal Patentis (Passive Noun Formulas) :: موازن المفعوليات

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