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15 words you should know this Ramadan

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The yearly holy month of Ramadan brings to the fore many terms generously uttered by Muslims.

And here are 15 commonly used words in Islam:    

 

  1. Solat – Obligatory prayer.
  2. Duha – Supplications.
  3. Hajj -Islamic annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
  4. Ta’jud – Vigil.
  5. Ibadah – Worship.
  6. Zakat – Obligatory charity.
  7. Sodaqah (mini zakat) – Alms giving.
  8. Fisabilillahi – Voluntary donation.
  9. Sawm – Fasting.
  10. Iman (first pillar of Islam) – Faith.
  11. Al-Quran – Islamic holy book.
  12. Itikaf – A form of camping in Ramadan.
  13. Zakat-l-fitri- Obligatory charity at the end of Ramadan.
  14. Iftar- Food eaten to break fast at sunset.
  15. Sahur – Food eaten at dawn to start fast.

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