Events/ Occasions

Events/ Occasions

 

تزَوَّج

 

/tzawwaj/

 

Means

 

To get married

 

 

 


 

 

مَهَر

 

/mahar/

 

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

 

 

 


 

 

عِرِس

 

/ʻiris/

 

Means

 

Wedding party

 

 

 


 

خُطوبَة

 

/khuToobah/

 

Means

 

Engagement

 

 

 


 

 

مَشايَة

 

/mashaayah/

 

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

 

purpose.

 

In most cases, the main purpose of “Mashaayah” is designated to get

 

two people married.

 

 

 


 

 

حِنَّة

 

/Hinnah/

 

Is a traditional party for women before a wedding in many South

 

Asian, Middle Eastern and North African cultures

 

 

 


 

العَروس

 

/ilʻaroos/

 

Means

 

The bride

 

 


 

 

العِريس

 

/ilʻirees/

 

Means

 

The groom

 

 

 


 

 

فاتْحَة

 

/faatHah/

 

Means

 

Condolences

 

 

 


 

 

مات

 

/maat/

 

Means

 

To die

 

 

 


 

 

عَظَّمَ الله أَجْرَكُم

 

/ʻaDHama allaah ʼajrakum/

 

Is said when giving condolences

 

 

 


 

مَقْبَرَة 

 

/maqbarah/

 

Means

 

Graveyard

 

 

 


 

 

جَنازَة 

 

/janaazah/

 

Means

 

Funeral

 

 

 


 

زار

 

/zaar/

 

Means

 

To visit

 

 

 


 

زِيارَة

 

/ziyaarah/

 

Means

 

A visit

 

 

 


 

 

زِرِتْ صَديقي عَلي بالمُسْتَشْفى البارحَة

 

/zirit Sadeeqee ʻalee bilmustashfaa ilbarHah/

 

Means

 

I visited my friend Ali in the hospital yesterday

 

 

 


 

 

عِزَم

 

/ʻizam/

 

Means

 

To host

 

 

 


 

عَزيمَة

 

/ʻazeemah/

 

Means

 

Hospitality

 

 

 


 

 

كَريم

 

/kareem/

 

Means

 

Generous

 

 

 


 

 

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