Daily Phrases in Islam

April 30, 2010




yeah i bet some of you know these stuffs like the back of your hands d... but hey, why not refresh a bit.. i mean, i don't even know the meaning of those terms i used b4 in my daily life.. wouldn't it be better if we do..

Islamic Phrases

Islam has its own key phrases to use in daily life. Some of them are listed below along with the times to use them.

1. When starting to do something: "Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem."

(In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful.)

2. When mentioning something that will be done in the future. "Insha'llah." (If Allah wills.)

3. When praising something say, "Subhanullah." (Glory to Allah.)

4. When in pain or distress. "Ya Allah." (O Allah.)

5. When appreciating something say, "Masha-Allah." (As Allah willed.)

6. When thanking someone. "Jazakullah." (Allah reward you.)

7. When you see something bad. "Nowthzubillah." (Allah protect us.)

8. When saying you're sorry to Allah for a sin. "Astaghfirullah." (Allah forgive.)

9. After sneezing or when you're happy about something. "Alhumdulillah." (Praise Allah.)

10. When meeting someone. "Assalamu 'alaykum." (Peace be upon you.)

11. Replying to the above greeting. "Wa 'alaykum assalam." (And upon you be peace.)

12. When hearing about a death or tragedy. "Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajiun."
(To Allah we belong and to Him we return.)

13. When giving in charity. "Fee eemanullah." (In Allah's faith.)

14. When taking an oath. "Wallah." (I Swear to Allah.)

15. If someone sneezes and they say, "alhumdulillah," 
you reply with, "Yarhamakullah." (Allah have mercy upon you.) 
The sneezer will reply back, "Yehdikumullah" which means, "Allah guide you."

reference: 'Guide to Islam For New Muslims' By Yahiya Emerick

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I'm an Indonesian teacher. I teach in a Islamic boarding school. May I copy your writing to improve my students' english? It's nice to meet you. Jazakallah

waaw byk info ni, cool.. thanks =D