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Glossary terms

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Term Name Term description
takālīf (Islamic obligations)
takfīdī
Takfīr

The act of accusing a Muslim of apostasy.

Takfīrī

A Muslim who accuses another Muslim of apostasy

Takhmis
Takwā
Ṭalaʿa al-Badr ʿalaynā min thaniyāt al-wadāʿ‎

The full moon has risen above the Mountain Pass of Farewell), and is a mountain pass located in the south of Median ‎towards Mecca.‎

Tanakh

Jewish name for what Christians commonly call the Old Testament. Tanakh is an abbreviation of the three parts of the Hebrew Bible: Torah (law), nebhim (prophets) and ketabhim (hagiographa, holy writings or the remaining holy texts)

Taqīyah

Practice in Shīcah Islam to hide beliefs for protection.

taqlīd

a term in islamic legal terminology that means "to follow" a precedent verdict in a similar juridical case  

Tarāwīḥ

Extra prayers by sunni Muslims at night in Ramadān.

Tardiya
tardīyah

hunting poetry

tariqa ḥaḍra ‎
tasbīḥa kiyahkiyyā

the psalmody of Kiahk, that is, during the nativity fast or advent of the Coptic Church, before Christmas celebrated on the eve of January 6

tashahud

 is the portion of salat (obligatory prayer) where the Muslim kneels on the ground facing Qibla in Mecca

Tashrīʾ

Legislation

Tathīr

litt.: “the purge,” a Muslim Brotherhood term for transitional justice

Tawāshīḥ
Tawḥīd

Oneness of God/Divine Unity, fundamental Islamic tenets.

tawthīq

the science of tawthīq is considered to be a sound narration. Something that you know is soundly established. And therefore, we rely on it. 

Tayammum

Dry ablution in Islam.

thawābit

principles in Islam

the Kharijites
theotokos
Ṭūba
Ṭāʾifīyah
Ulama
Ulema
Um al-Dunyā
Umm al-Misriyīn

mother of all Egyptians was the title given to Safiyya Zaghlūl who supported the protesters who took the streets against the British Occupation in 1919.

 

Umma al-Qibtiya
Ummah

Literally “nation.” In Islam, describes the worldwide Muslim community

Ummatoun min Dūn an-Nās

we are now a nation or a people from among all of the other people.

Urfi
Urz bil-laban ‎

rice pudding, a traditional dessert, orginating from the 15th century  during the Ottoman rule in Egypt

usūl

roots in Islam

Waḍʿ al-yad
Wahābī

Wahhabism, strict orthodox branch of Saudi Aabian Sunnī Islam.

Wahābīyah

Term for revival of the Salafism by Muhammad Ibn cAbd al-Wahhāb.

waḥawī yā waḥawī, Iyāḥā’‎

welcome moon, ‘which was the name of the Pharaonic Queen, Iyāḥā, and became a Muslim tradition used during the fast month of Ramadan

Walī

Word meaning “trusted one”

waqf
Wasaṭiyya

litt: middle, term used by politically engaged Muslims to describe that they are moderate

Waṭan

Term with religious origin meaning “nation” or “homeland”.

Waṭaniyyah

State-based nationalism or state patriotism.

Wuḍū’

Ablution before prayer.

Yashmak

Close to Burqac, Turkish

Yazīdī

A Kurdish religion with ancient Indo-European roots

Zabalīn

a slum dweller

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