Arabic and Hebrew Term

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Allah – (Arabic: اللّٰه, Allāh) is the standard
Arabic word for”God”.

Al-gharar ( gharar ) – risk or ”that whose consequences are hidden.”

As-Salât – The prayer

Ayat  - Arabic word for sign or miracle

Dibagh – washing method and ritual cleansing according to Shariah law

Dhabiĥa Halal  Dhabh (ذبيحة حلال) - refers to meat and poultry properly slaughtered by a Muslim according to Islamic rituals and laws

Fiqh (Arabic: فقه) – Islamic jurisprudence. It is an expansion of what is called the Divine Law

Fiqh al-Muamalat – Islamic rules on transactions

Hadith (الحديث transliteration: al-ḥadīth)- are oral traditions relating to the words and deeds of Muhammad

Halal(حلال, ḥalāl, halaal)- an Arabic term meaning “permissible”.

Hanafi -Among the four established Sunni schools of legal thought in Islam, the Hanafi school is the oldest

Hanbali (Arabic: حنبلى ) – is one of the four schools (Madhhabs) of Fiqh or religious law within Sunni Islam

Hari Raya Aidilfitri - Eid ul-Fitr or Id-Ul-Fitr (Arabic: عيد الفطر ‘Īd al-Fiṭr), often abbreviated as simply Eid, is an Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting

HalkoomWindpipe / Trachea

Haram حرم  and حراHaraam Arabic: حرام Harām, Bosnian: Haram, Turkish: Harâm – mean “forbidden”

Libba – Breast Bone

Mirree -Throat / Oesophagus

Maliki - madhab (Arabic مالكي) is one of the four schools of Fiqh or religious law within Sunni Islam

Makrooh – Disliked

Murabaha -defined as a particular kind of sale or mortgage, compliant with shariah

Makruh – Discourage

Mubah – Neither forbidden nor commended

Mudharabah – Profit Sharing

Musharakah – Joint Venture

Murabahah – Cost Plus

Mudaraba – Venture Capital

Musharaka – Profit Sharing

Mushbooh – Suspected

Musthabahat - On the borderline between the Halal and Haram

Mashbuh – Having Doubt

Mughallazah filth –  In contact with Haram

Najis نجس – filthy

Najasa  - Unclean

Ibadah – Worship

Imam Arabic: إمام, Persian: امام) – Islamic leader

Ijara wa Iqtina – Shariah compliant mortgages

Ijtihad  اجتهاد – Islamic law that describes the process of making a legal decision by independent interpretation of the legal sources

Kashrut, Kosher, Kashrut or  kashruth, kashrus (Hebrew: כַּשְרוּת, kašrûṯ is the name of the Jewish dietary laws

Ijarah -lease, rent or wage

Prophet Muhammad – was the founder of Islam and is regarded by Muslims as the last messenger and prophet of God

Qur’an – is the central religious text of Islam

Qibla – direction of Mecca

Riba – “Usury” or excessive and exploitative charging of interest

Samak  –  Islamic Cleaning and Sanitation

Shaitân – Satan

Sharia - Is the body of Islamic law

Shafi’ – A prominent school of Islamic jurisprudence

Sheik  - A respected old man

Sochet - Jewish slaughterman

Shechita – Kosher slaughtering ritual

Sunnah – The way of the prophet

Shubhah -  Suspicion

Syubhah – Questionable or dubious

Sunnis – The largest denomination of Islam

Taharah - Purity

TakafulIslamic Insurance

Trefah/ TreifFood not in accord with Jewish law 

Toyyib – Good

Ulema علماء, Ulama, Ulamā – The people of Islamic Knowledge

Wadiah –  Safekeeping

Wadijan –  Jugular veins

YasirMinor risk

Zabiha – Islamic slaughter

Zakat – Is the Islamic concept of tithing and alms

Zahiri – Is a school of thought in Islamic Jurisprudence

What Really Is Halal Food ?

Any Halal meat are foods that are allowed under Islamic dietary guidelines or permitted for consumption. Halal foods are the nature way of life as good, wholesome, pure, safe, clean, nourishing and healthy to consume.

Halal Food Guide

Remember, Halal can be eaten by non Muslims, however Muslims will only eat Halal Only.

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