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Hukmruling in the Quran or Sunnah
HududLiterally, limits or boundaries. Usually refers to limits placed by God on man; penalties of the Islamic law which are described in the Quran.
HudnaTruce. Cease-fire often temporary
Houriesbeautiful and pure young men and women, that Muslims believe inhabit Paradise, or Heaven.
Hizbone half of a juz', or roughly 1/60th of the Quran
Himawilderness reserve, protected forest, grazing commons, important to khalifa
HijraMuhammad and his followers' emigration from Mecca to Medina. Literally, "migration".
Hijabliterally "cover". It describes the self-covering of the body for the purposes of modesty and dignity; broadly, a prescribed system of attitudes and behavior regarding modesty and dignity.
HasanGood, beautiful, admirable. Also a categorization of a hadith's authenticity as "acceptable". other categorizations include authenic and fabricated.
Haramstress on initial syllable sanctuary.
Haraamstress on final syllable forbidden. Antonym: halal.
Hanifone of the five prophets; namely, Prophet Adam, Prophet Abraham/Ibrahim, Prophet Moses/Musa, Prophet Isa Jesus, and Prophet Muhammad. Plural h
Hakima ruler's or gubernatorial title
Hajjhaj pilgrimage to Mecca. Sunnis regard this as the fifth Pillar of Islam
Hafithsomeone who knows the Quran by heart. Literal translation = memorizer or Protector.
Halallawful, permitted, good, beneficial, praiseworthy, honourable
Hadithliterally "speech"; recorded saying or tradition of the prophet Muhammad validated by isnad; with sira these comprise the sunnah and reveal shariah