Events/ Occasions

Events/ Occasions

 

 

تجَوَّز

 

/tjawwaz/

 

Means

 

To get married

 

 

 


 

 

كَتْب كتاب

 

/katb ktaab/

 

Is the Islamic marriage contract.

 

The couple sits in the presence of a Muslim cleric along with two witnesses for the groom and bride

 

 

 


 

 

مَبْروك

 

/mabrook/

 

Means

 

Congratulations

 

 

 


 

 

عِرس

 

/ʻirs/

 

Means

 

Wedding party

 

 

 


 

 

خِطْبِة

 

/khiTbih/

 

Means

 

Engagement

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

جاهَة

 

/jaahah/

 

Is essentially a group of men who get together for a certain social purpose.

 

In most cases, the main purpose of “Jaha” is designated to get two people married.

 

 

 


 

 

حَفْلِة الحِنِّة

 

/Haflit ilHinnih/

 

Is a traditional party for women before a wedding in many South Asian, Middle Eastern and North African cultures

 

 

 


 

 

العَروس

 

/ilʻaroos/

 

Means

 

The bride

 

 

 


 

 

العَريس

 

/ilʻarees/

 

Means

 

The groom

 

 

 


 

 

عَزا

 

/ʻazaa/

 

Means

 

Condolences

 

 

 


 

 

مات

 

/maat/

 

Means

 

To die

 

 

 


 

 

عَظَّمَ اللهُ أَجْرَكُم

 

/ʻazzama allaahu ʼajrakum/

 

Is said when giving condolences

 

 

 


 

مَقْبَرَة

 

/maʼbarah/

 

Means

 

Graveyard

 

 

 


 

 

جَنازِة

 

/janaazih/

 

Means

 

Funeral

 

 

 


 

 

زارْ

 

/zaar/

 

Means

 

To visit

 

 

 


 

 

زيارَة

 

/zyaarah/

 

Means

 

A visit

 

 

 


 

 

زِرِت رفيقي عَلي بِالمَشْفى اِمْبارِح

 

/zirit rfeeʼee ʻalee bilmashfaa imbaariH/

 

Means

 

I visited my friend Ali in the hospital yesterday

 

 

 


 

 

اِسْتَقْبَلْ

 

/istaʼbal/

 

Means

 

To host

 

 

 


 

 

ضيافِة

 

/dhyaafih/

 

Means

 

Hospitality

 

 

 


 

 

كَريم

 

/kareem/

 

Means

 

Generous

 

 

 


 

 

 

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